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John Keats

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674478251

Publication Date: 01/01/1979


780 pages

2 line illustrations, 31 halftones

Belknap Press


  • The First Years (1795–1810)
  • Abbey’s Wards (1810–1815)
  • Guy’s Hospital (1815–1816)
  • An Adventure in Hope (Summer 1816)
  • The Commitment to Poetry: Chapman’s Homer, Hunt, and Haydon (Autumn 1816)
  • Completing the First Volume (November and December, 1816)
  • The Laurel Crown and the Vision of Greatness (December 1816 to March 1817)
  • A Trial of Invention: Endymion
  • An Act of Will (June to December, 1817)
  • Negative Capability
  • Another Beginning (December and January, 1817–1818)
  • Devonshire and Isabella (February to April, 1818)
  • The Burden of the Mystery: the Emergence of a Modern Poet (Spring 1818)
  • The Departure of George Keats and the Scottish Tour (Summer 1818)
  • Reviews, the Writing of Hyperion, the Death of Tom Keats (Autumn 1818)
  • Hyperion and a New Level of Writing
  • Fanny Brawne; The Eve of St. Agnes (Winter 1818–1819)
  • A Period of Uncertainty (February to April, 1819)
  • The Odes of April and May, 1819
  • The Final Beginning: Lamia (May to July, 1819)
  • The Close of the Fertile Year: “To Autumn” and The Fall of Hyperion (July to September, 1819)
  • Illness (Autumn and Winter, 1819)
  • Adrift (January to August, 1820)
  • The Voyage to Italy (August to November, 1820)
  • Rome and the Last Months (November 1820 to February 1821)
  • Appendices
    • I. Family Origins
    • II. The Length of Keats’s Apprenticeship
    • III. The Keats Children’s Inheritance
  • Index

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