John Keats: Selected Poetry

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, May 6, 1999 - Poetry - 260 pages
22 Reviews
This is an entirely new selection of Keats's finest poetry containing all his best known work as well as a sample of less familiar pieces. Keats published three volumes of poetry before his death at age twenty-five of tuberculosis and, while many of his contemporaries were prompt to recognize his greatness, snobbery and political hostility led the Tory press to vilify and patronize him as a "Cockney poet." Financial anxieties and the loss of those he loved most had tried him persistently, yet he dismissed the concept of life as a vale of tears and substituted the concept of a "vale of Soul-making." His poetry and his remarkable letters reveal a spirit of questing vitality and profound understanding and his final volume, which contains the great odes and the unfinishedHyperion, attests to an astonishing maturity of power.

About the Series:For over 100 yearsOxford World's Classicshas made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
7
3 stars
6
2 stars
1
1 star
2

Review: Selected Poetry

User Review  - Richard Epstein - Goodreads

An entirely new selection! As though the poet, dead at 25, had written a Collected Works like Browning's or Tennysons. Read 'em all; you've got nothing better to do. I mean that. Literally. Unless you haven't got round to Shakespeare or Milton yet, you've got nothing better to do. Read full review

Review: Selected Poetry

User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

English major. Classics. 'nough said. Read full review

Related books

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

References from web pages

RPO -- Selected Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
Selected Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889). from Representative Poetry On-line Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University ...
rpo.library.utoronto.ca/ poet/ 165.html

Victorians 2002-3
Browning, Selected Poetry, ed. Danny Karlin (Penguin) ... Gerard Manley Hopkins, Selected Poetry, ed. Catherine Phillips (Oxford) ...
ucl.ac.uk/ english/ current/ undergraduate/ reading/ victorians_rdg-06-7.doc

Oxford University Press - Poetry
Bookcover of Selected Poetry (ISBN: 9780192834898 ISBN-10: 0192834894 BLAKE, William ISBN: 9780192834898 ISBN-10: 0192834894 328 pages ...
au.oup.com/ content/ General.asp?ContentID=1167

OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS
Donne, Selected Poetry. Dooley, Tales of the Elders of Ireland .... Hopkins, Selected Poetry. Horace, The Complete Odes and Epodes. Hudson, Green Mansion ...
home.comcast.net/ ~antaylor1/ oxfordworldsclassics.html

Selected Poetry Book | Gerard Manley Hopkins en venta en ebay.es ...
Compra Selected Poetry Book | Gerard Manley Hopkins en la categoría Books, Comics Magazines, Fiction Books de ebay España.
cgi.ebay.es/ Selected-Poetry-Book-Gerard-Manley-Hopkins_W0QQitemZ260183370470QQihZ016QQcategoryZ270QQcmdZViewItem

hi.com.au
Selected poetry online of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. ... Selected poetry online: Gerard Manley Hopkins. Gerard Manley Hopkins ...
www.hi.com.au/ linestotime/ hotlinks.asp

English Poetry from Tennyson to Eliot
and The Idylls of the King (1859-1888) and last poems. Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894). Selected Poetry. Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886). Selected Poetry ...
www.haverford.edu/ engl/ Fall07courses/ 253aFinleyF07.pdf

title_ae code
Enabling Conventions I: Revisions of Tragedy: John Milton, Samson Agonistes, in Selected Poetry, ed. J. Goldberg & S. Orgel (Oxford World’s Classics), ...
www.kcl.ac.uk/ content/ 1/ c6/ 03/ 00/ 67/ contexts2007-8.doc

Michael Hancher: links for Engl 3113
... Alfred Tennyson, Selected Poetry (Representative Poetry, University of Toronto English Library); Robert Browning, Selected Poetry (Representative Poetry ...
mh.cla.umn.edu/ 3113ws96.html

Phantom-Wooer: The Thomas Lovell Beddoes Web Site | Bibliography ...
Selected Poetry. Ed. Michael Bradshaw and Judith Higgens. .... Greening, John, Master of Gangrene: Review of Selected Poetry edited by Judith Higgens and ...
www.phantomwooer.org/ john_lovell_beddoes_collection.html

About the author (1999)


Elizabeth Cook is a freelance writer. She is the author of Seeing through Words and has recently edited Ben Johnson's The Alchemist.

Bibliographic information