Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends
Assembled in 1891 by Sir Sidney Colvin (1845 1927), this collection of John Keats' correspondence contains 164 letters written to the poet's family and friends during his short life. Colvin was at various times Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. He had a long-standing intere...more
Paperback, 402 pages
Published June 10th 2011 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 10th 2008)
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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...