News – UK – John Keats A Hundred Years Later


From the time 23 March 1821: Died in Rome on 23 February, after a decline, John Keats, the poet, 25 years old

For some it may be a minor matter to have written a few hundred verses about nightingales and things like that and then died of a common illness at an age when people are not yet taken seriously. For others, Keats’ early death the main interest, and they will sentimentalize about it, although for them Hyperion is no more, maybe less than the epic of Hades But bad poets die from consumption as much as good ones. And yet we can’t help but think of Keats’s death before he was anyone in the

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News – GB – John Keats A Hundred Years Later