Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters

Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters

by John Keats
     
 

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“O soft embalmer of the still midnight,
Shutting, with careful fingers and benign,
Our gloom-pleas’d eyes, embower’d from the light,
Enshaded in forgetfulness divine”

John Keats, ‘Ode to Sleep’

John Keats died in penury and relative obscurity in 1821, aged only 26. He is now seen as one of the greatest

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“O soft embalmer of the still midnight,
Shutting, with careful fingers and benign,
Our gloom-pleas’d eyes, embower’d from the light,
Enshaded in forgetfulness divine”

John Keats, ‘Ode to Sleep’

John Keats died in penury and relative obscurity in 1821, aged only 26. He is now seen as one of the greatest English poets and a genius of the Romantic age. This collection, which contains all his most memorable works, is a feast for the senses, displaying Keats’ gift for gorgeous imagery and sensuous language, his passionate devotion to beauty, as well as some of the most beautiful and moving love poetry ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099529651
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
10/26/2009
Series:
Vintage Classics
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.40(d)

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The archetypal Romantic writer, John Keats is one of the greatest, most influential poets of the 19th century.

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