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Joseph Severn, a Life: The Rewards of Friendship

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This biography of Joseph Severn (1793-1879), the best known but most controversial of Keats's friends, is based on a mass of newly discovered information, much of it still in private hands. Severn accompanied the dying Keats to Italy, nursed him in Rome and reported on his last weeks there in a famous series of moving letters. After Keats's death in relative obscurity, Sev ...more
Hardcover, 417 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Very informative, but I would have liked to see more pictures/photos. A very detailed and authoritative account, which for me sometimes felt a little too detailed!
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