John Keats: Poetry Manuscripts at Harvard, a Facsimile Edition

John Keats: Poetry Manuscripts at Harvard, a Facsimile Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674477759
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 02/28/1990
Series: Belknap Press Series
Edition description: Facsimile Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 982,579
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jack Stillinger is Professor of English and a permanent member of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois.

Helen Vendler is A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

The Living Hand of Keats: An Essay on the Manuscripts, by Helen Vendler

Facsimiles of the Holographs

1. On Receiving a Curious Shell, and a Copy of Verses, from the Same Ladies (fair copy)

2. Happy is England! I could be content (fair copy)

3. To My Brother George (pencil draft)

4. To My Brother George (flair copy)

5. On First Looking into Chapman's Homer (draft or early fair copy)

6. To My Brothers (pencil draft) 1-8

7. To My Brothers (fair copy)

8. To My Brothers (fair copy)

9. Addressed to the Same [B. R. Haydon] (fair copy)

10. To G. A. W (fair copy)

11. I stood tip-toe upon a little hill (parts of the draft)

12. I stood tip-toe upon a little hill (fair copy)

13. Written in Disgust of Vulgar Superstition (draft)

14. On Receiving a Laurel Crown from Leigh Hunt (fair copy)

15. To the Ladies Who Saw Me Crown'd (fair copy)

16. To Haydon with a Sonnet Written on Seeing the Elgin Marbles (fair copy)

17. On Seeing the Elgin Marbles (fair copy)

18. God of the golden bow (draft)

19. On a Leander Which Miss Reynolds, My Kind Friend, Gave Me (draft)

20. O grant that like to Peter I (draft and revision)

21. Apollo to the Graces (draft?)

22. Lines on Seeing a Lock of Milton's Hair (draft)

23. Lines on the Mermaid Tavern (fair copy)

24. To. J. R. (draft?)

25. Isabella (parts of the draft)

26. There is a joy in footing slow across a silent plain (draft?)

27. Hush, hush, tread softly, hush, hush, my dear (draft?)

28. The Eve of St. Agnes (draft)

29. Song of Four Fairies (fair copy)

30. Shed no tear-O shed no tear (fair copy?)

31. Otho the Great (parts of the draft)

32. Lamia (parts of the draft)

33. Lamia (fair copy)

34. To Autumn (draft)

35. To Fanny (draft)

36. King Stephen (parts of the draft)

37. The Jealousies (parts of the draft)

38. This living hand, now warm and capable (draft)

39. Notes to the Manuscripts

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