Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Selected poems / John Keats ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Barnard.

By: Keats, John, 1795-1821.
Contributor(s): Barnard, John, 1936-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin classics. Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2007Description: xxix, 277 p. ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780140424478 (pbk.) .Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Poetry | English poetry -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 821.7 KEA Online resources: Table of contents Summary: Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. By the end of his brief career, he had written poems of such beauty, imagination and generosity of spirit, that he had - unwittingly - fulfilled his wish that he should 'be among the English poets after my death'. This wide-ranging selection of Keats' poetry contains youthful verse, such as his earliest known poem "Imitation of Spenser"; poems from his celebrated collection of 1820 - including "Lamia", "Isabella", "The Eve of St Agnes", "Ode to a Nightingale" and "Hyperion"--And later celebrated works such as "La Belle Dame sans Merci". Also included are many poems considered by Keats to be lesser work, but which illustrate his more earthy, playful side and superb ear for everyday language.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
821.7 KEA 008462 (Browse shelf) Available 008462

Includes index.

Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. By the end of his brief career, he had written poems of such beauty, imagination and generosity of spirit, that he had - unwittingly - fulfilled his wish that he should 'be among the English poets after my death'. This wide-ranging selection of Keats' poetry contains youthful verse, such as his earliest known poem "Imitation of Spenser"; poems from his celebrated collection of 1820 - including "Lamia", "Isabella", "The Eve of St Agnes", "Ode to a Nightingale" and "Hyperion"--And later celebrated works such as "La Belle Dame sans Merci". Also included are many poems considered by Keats to be lesser work, but which illustrate his more earthy, playful side and superb ear for everyday language.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Hit Counter
//]]>