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Lyric Poems
     

Lyric Poems

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by John Keats, Stanley Applebaum (Editor)
 

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One of the greatest English poets, John Keats (1795–1821) created an astonishing body of work before his early death from tuberculosis at the age of 26. Much of his poetry consists of deeply felt lyrical meditations on a variety of themes — love, death, the transience of joy, the impermanence of youth and beauty, the immortality of art, and other

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One of the greatest English poets, John Keats (1795–1821) created an astonishing body of work before his early death from tuberculosis at the age of 26. Much of his poetry consists of deeply felt lyrical meditations on a variety of themes — love, death, the transience of joy, the impermanence of youth and beauty, the immortality of art, and other topics — expressed in verse of exquisite delicacy, originality, and sensuous richness.
This collection contains 30 of his finest poems, including such favorites as "On first looking into Chapman's Homer," "The Eve of St. Agnes," "On seeing the Elgin Marbles," "La Belle Dame sans Merci," "Isabella; or, the pot of Basil" and the celebrated Odes: "To a Nightingale," "On a Grecian Urn," "On Melancholy," "On Indolence," "To Psyche," and "To Autumn." These and many other poems, reproduced here from a standard edition, represent a treasury of time-honored poetry that ranks among the glories of English verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486268712
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Edition description:
UNABRIDGED
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
213,266
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.21(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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John Keats is a master & you can not beat the price!
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