This is an entirely new selection of Keat's finest poetry containing all his best known work as well as a sample of less familiar pieces. Keats published three volumes of poetry before his death at age twenty-five of tuberculosis and, while many of his contemporaries were prompt to recognize his greatness, snobbery and political hostility led the Tory press to vilify and patronize him as a "Cockney poet." Financial anxieties and the loss of those he loved most had tried him persistently, yet he dismissed the concept of life as a vale of tears and substituted the concept of a "vale of Soul-making." His poetry and his remarkable letters reveal a spirit of questing vitality and profound understanding and his final volume, which contains the great odes and the unfinished Hyperion, attests to an astonishing maturity of power.About the Author:
About the Editor: Elizabeth Cook is a freelance writer. She is the author of Seeing through Words and has recently edited Ben Johnson's The Alchemist.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0192822918
Descripción Oxford University Press, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0192822918
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