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La caduta di Iperione. Un sogno.
by John Keats
Composto nel 1815 e rimasto incompiuto,The Fall of Hyperion rappresenta l’estremo tentativo di Keats di fondare una moderna mitologia poetica. The Fall of Hiperion riafferma generosamente la necessità dello sguardo poetico, non più "febbre di se stesso" ma concreta vicinanza al dolore del mondo, profezia del suo destino. Perché solo la poesia raccontare può i suoi sogni, e...more
Brossura, Testo inglese a fronte., 80 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Fazi Editore
(first published November 1st 1984)
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Enjoyed listening to this on Audio - along with reading some notes and summaries online to help me understand. Wish I had read an annotated version instead, however, because it would have helped. If Keats had been able to finish this, it could have been as famous as Paradise Lost or some of the other well-known epic poems.
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 am...moreMore about John Keats...