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John Keats a Literary Biography

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John Keats a Literary Biography by Albert Elmer Hancock
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1908. It is possible for biography, sometimes, to attain the dramatic vitality of fiction. Modern scholarship demands, of course, that there shall be no transgressions against the truth. In this book I have endeavored to conceive of Keats as the protagonist of a domestic drama, coming upon a stage of shifting scenes, as in the old chronicle-histories, coming playing his part, and passing tragically under the blight. I have tried to select the significant moments, to reproduce the authentic local color of his daily life and to make him live, in a world of good cheer and vexation as a vivid reality. Contents: Before Waterloo and After; Genesis; Schooldays; Surgery; Hampstead Heath; Characteristics; The Volume of 1817; Sleep and Poetry; New Experience; Endymion; The Philosophy of Soul-Making; Criticism of Endymion; Isabella; The Scotch Tour; The Attacks of the Reviews; The Revelation of Character; Junkets; Poetical Nature; Style; Lamia; The Eve of St. Agnes; The Odes; The Principle of Beauty; Hyperion; Philosophy of His Art; Fanny Brawne; Invalid Days; In Rome; and Posthumous Fame.
Release date NZ
April 5th, 2004
Pages
284
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9780766195943
Product ID
1818868

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