Keats and the Victorians

A Study of his influence and rise to fame 1821-1895. by George H. FORD

Publisher: Archon Books in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 197 Downloads: 217
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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p182-191.

SeriesYale"s Studies in English -- 101
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 197p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20318120M

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Keats and the Victorians. by George H. Ford (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). A great book for those interested in literary history, Keats, or sexuality and literature.

Compared to most scholarly writing, it’s very readable, even witty. The first chapter on Keats biography will entertain anybody who reads 19th-century by: Keats and the Victorians. During the age of Queen Victoria John Keats's poetry enjoyed the approval of some major artists and critics, though it was unknown to the general public.

Great Britain reappropriated a lost fragment of its romantic culture so suddenly as to convince some modern scholars that Keats was discovered and widely known in the middle of the nineteenth century.

This book explores the sexual implications of reading Keats. Keats was lambasted by critics throughout the nineteenth century for his sensuousness and his 'effeminacy'. The Victorians simultaneously identified with, imitated, and distrusted the 'unmanly' poet.

Writers, among them Alfred Lord. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3wt3vc87 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. Stephen Hebron explores Keats’s understanding of negative capability, a concept which prizes intuition and uncertainty above reason and knowledge.

In December John Keats was returning from the Christmas pantomime with his friends Charles Wentworth Dilke and Charles Brown. On the walk home, he later told his brothers George and Tom, he.