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Writing within a Zone of Grace: Eavan Boland, Sacred Space, and the Redemption of Representation

During his lifetime, Keats published three collections of poetry: Poems 1817Endymion: If an earlier generation of readers pictured Keats as an aesthete of delicate constitution and sensibility, current criticism emphasizes his vigorous engagement in politics. For the Rossettis, the Great Odes epitomized purely aesthetic pleasure, while for Matthew Arnold, they were rigorously moral and ethical.

While acknowledging that Keats was a writer deeply concerned with history, Everest 2002 argues that Keats nevertheless strove to represent modes of experience outside history and time itself.

Wolfson 2001an edition of The Cambridge Companion to Keats, makes an excellent introduction to the range of critical approaches to Keats, with a good range of essays by major Keats scholars, and an extensive reading list collated by Wolfson herself.

British and Irish Authors. Cambridge University Press, 1987. Considers issues of class and gender, and nineteenth century debates about poetry. A Poet in Love.

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Critical Essays on John Keats. Critical Essays on British Literature. Writers and Their Work. While it does consider historical contexts, the study offers a humanist rather than a historicist approach. A concise and well-written biographical introduction to Keats and his major poetry, arranged into four seasons: Poems are quoted in full but are set off from the critical narrative in italic font.

  • Cambridge University Press, 1987;
  • Poems 1817 , Endymion:

Edinburgh University Press, 1997. The Persistence of Poetry: Bicentennial Essays on Keats.

University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. Contains essays by Jack Stillinger, M.

The Cambridge Companion to Keats. Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge University Press, 2001. The volume is available online to those students whose institutions subscribe to the Cambridge Online series.

The Persistence of Poetry

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  • Bicentennial Essays on Keats.

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