Lamia isabella the eve of st agnes and other poems
Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St.Agnes and Other Poems by John KeatsThis is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
ISBN 13: 9781854772527
In the summer of , Keats published this collection, his third and final volume of poetry. A few months earlier, he had started coughing up blood; the following February, he would die of tuberculosis in Rome, aged just twenty-five. This volume contains his greatest work, written in an astonishing burst of creative genius in It includes 'Lamia', his tale of love and betrayal in ancient Corinth; the haunting medieval romance of 'The Eve of St Agnes'; and his six famous odes, now considered among the most famous verse in the language. John Keats is one of the greatest English poets and a key figure in the Romantic movement. He grew up in London and undertook medical training before finding his vocation in poetry.
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This volume by John Keats was published in July Although Keats anticipated criticism, most reviewers were appreciative. Unfortunately his health was deteriorating rapidly, and he was too ill to derive much joy from his late success: it was the last work to appear in his lifetime. In September he sailed to Italy, where he died the following February. Keats trained as an apothecary and a surgeon before deciding to dedicate himself to poetry. Professor Sharon Ruston considers how his medical background influenced his writing. What is melancholy?