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Victorian Keats manliness, sexuality, and desire by James Najarian

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 19th century,
  • Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Appreciation -- Great Britain,
  • Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Influence,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Masculinity in literature,
  • Desire in literature,
  • Sex in literature,
  • Men in literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementJames Najarian.
LC ClassificationsPR4837 .N35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3561008M
ISBN 100333985834
LC Control Number2002025806

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Keats inspired both John Ruskin and Rossetti to create the imaginary world of Victorian medievalism. Keats's verses inspired much Pre-Raphaelite graphic and literary work: William Michael Rossetti deeply studied Keats, though he preferred Shelley, and the painters John Everett Millais (Isabella in ) and William Holman Hunt (The Eve of St. Agnes) gained from Keats the subjects for their paintings. First edition of Keats's first book, in the original boards. Poems was published on 3 March by Charles and James Ollier, who were already publishing Shelley. The first of a mere three lifetime publications, it is a work of mainly youthful promise - Keats had appeared for the first time in print less than a year earlier, with a poem in the. The book is not dated, however there is a name written in it with the year (see photos). pages. Approximately ” x ” & weighs around 1 lb 3 oz. There is some wear on the binding, otherwise this book is in very good condition for its age & would make an amazing. Written by one of the Victorian era’s greatest poets in and published in , this little poem contains many of the features and themes we find in Rossetti’s poems elsewhere: mourning, death, remembering, love. Unmindful of the roses, Unmindful of the thorn, A reaper tired reposes.

This book explores the sexual implications of reading Keats. Keats was lambasted by critics throughout the nineteenth century for his sensuousness and his 'effeminacy'. The Victorians simultaneously identified with, imitated, and distrusted the 'unmanly' poet. Writers, among them Alfred Lord Tennyson, Matthew Arnold. The poetry of Keats is characterised by sensual imagery, most notably in the series of odes. This is typical of romantic poets, as they aimed to accentuate extreme emotion through an emphasis on natural imagery. Today his poems and letters are some of the most popular and most analysed in Alma mater: King's College London. Victorian Keats and Romantic Carlyle: The Fusions and Confusions of Literary Periods. Both John Keats and Thomas Carlyle were born in , but one rarely thinks of them together. When one does. From the Romantic poetry of Blake, Shelley and Keats to the Victorian novels of Dickens, Eliot and the Brontë sisters, and beyond to fin de siècle works by Wilde, explore 55 of the most famous works of literature from – A Christmas book by Charles Dickens (–), published in Dickens was prompted to write this morality.