John Keats

John Keats

Born: October 31, 1795

Died: February 23, 1821

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Biography: John Keats was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his work only having been in publication for four years before his death.

Source/Notes: The Complete Works of John Keats, Volume 2, edited by Harry Buxton Forman, T. Y. Crowell & Company, 1818, p. 105, "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Source/Notes: The Complete Works of John Keats, Volume 5, edited by Harry Buxton Forman, T. Y. Crowell & Company, 1820, p. 54, "Letter to George and Georgina Keats, April 1819"
Source/Notes: Works of John Keats (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607784869

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Source/Notes: Epitaph for himself (1821). As quoted in: "Life, Letters and Literary Remains of John Keats" (1848) by Richard Monckton Milnes
Source/Notes: Selected Letters of John Keats (2005 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674018419
Source/Notes: The Letters Of John Keats (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781417945634

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Source/Notes: Selected Poems and Letters of Keats (1995 edition), Heinemann - ISBN: 9780435150778