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The Odes of John Keats

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674630765

Publication Date: 03/15/1985

Academic Trade

344 pages

6 halftones

Belknap Press


  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction
  • 1. Stirring Shades and Baffled Beams: The Ode on Indolence
  • 2. Tuneless Numbers: The Ode to Psyche
  • 3. Wild Warblings from the Aeolian Lyre: The Ode to a Nightingale
  • 4. Truth the Best Music: The Ode on a Grecian Urn
  • 5. The Strenuous Tongue: The Ode on Melancholy
  • 6. The Dark Secret Chambers: The Fall of Hyperion
  • 7. Peaceful Sway above Man’s Harvesting: To Autumn
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • 1. Drawing of the Sosibios Vase from the Musée Napoleon, ascribed to Keats
    • 2. Cupid and Psyche, by Antonio Canova
    • 3. Frontispiece and title page to The Nightingale (London, 1742)
    • 4. Fragment from the Parthenon frieze representing the Panathenaic procession
    • 5. Ambrotype of Fanny Brawne, taken in England in the early 1850s
    • 6. Death-mask of John Keats
    • 7. Figures from the pediment to the Parthenon, sometimes identified as Demeter, Persephone, and Aphrodite

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