John Keats





John Keats


Born
in Moorgate, London, England, The United Kingdom
October 31, 1795

Died
February 23, 1821

Genre

Influences


John Keats was one of the principal poets of the English Romantic movement. During his short life, his work received constant critical attacks from the periodicals of the day, but his posthumous influence on poets such as Alfred Tennyson has been immense. Elaborate word choice and sensual imagery characterize Keats's poetry, including a series of odes that were his masterpieces and which remain among the most popular poems in English literature. Keats's letters, which expound on his aesthetic theory of "negative capability", are among the most celebrated by any writer.

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The Complete Poems

4.23 avg rating — 17,166 ratings — published 1820 — 38 editions
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Selected Poetry

4.23 avg rating — 3,611 ratings — published 1921 — 21 editions
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Complete Poems and Selected...

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4.34 avg rating — 1,999 ratings — published 1975 — 10 editions
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Bright Star: Love Letters a...

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The Major Works: Including ...

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Keats: Poems

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Letters of John Keats

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Lyric Poems

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Keats: poems published in 1820

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Endymion: A Poetic Romance

4.05 avg rating — 345 ratings — published 1818 — 35 editions
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More books by John Keats…
“Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter”
John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn and Other Poems

“Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?”
John Keats, Letters of John Keats

“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”
John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

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