John Keats

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Writ in water, preserved in plaster: how Keats' death mask became a collector's item
The recent sale of a cast for £12,500 is a testament to the Romantic poet’s enduring legacy, on the bicentenary of his death

Andrew Lloyd

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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John Keats: five poets on his best poems, 200 years since his death
From Ode to a Nightingale to Modern Love, Ruth Padel, Will Harris, Mary Jean Chan, Rachel Long and Seán Hewitt choose their favourites

23, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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A joy forever: poetry world prepares to mark bicentenary of John Keats
Two hundred years after his early death, plays, readings and new poetry will honour the legacy of the much beloved author

Alison Flood

19, Feb, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Bright Star, Green Light by Jonathan Bate review – the parallel lives of a pair of romantics
A daring, dizzying attempt to connect Keats and F Scott Fitzgerald has plenty to take pleasure in

Rachel Cooke

24, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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To err is human – even for the greatest poets
For centuries, critics have tried to disguise mistakes in verse as intentional literary licence. An Oxford academic begs to differ

Dalya Alberge

30, May, 2020 @12:05 PM

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Poem of the week: Letter to My Daughter by William Palmer
A parent’s regretful words, ruing miscommunication, sing with clarity and concision

Carol Rumens

30, Mar, 2020 @11:16 AM

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Poem of the month: Nightingale by Deryn Rees-Jones
Each month the Guardian’s Review section selects a poem to highlight

Deryn Rees-Jones

07, Mar, 2020 @11:58 AM

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O, for a draught of vintage: Keats House scraps plan to sell alcohol
Hampstead museum where poet once lived drops plans following objections from locals

Jedidajah Otte

14, Sep, 2019 @10:49 AM

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From EM Forster to Mamma Mia! Why we can't resist the Mediterranean
Sunshine, sensuality, and a dash of danger... the ‘warm south’ has fascinated writers and artists for hundreds of years. But why are the Brits so obsessed?

Robert Holland

11, Aug, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Fatal attraction – writers' and artists' obsession with the sea
From Shakespeare to Woolf, Turner to Gormley, Philip Hoare explores the eternal allure of the ocean

Philip Hoare

24, Jun, 2017 @8:00 AM

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'Cities are built with language': how poetry feeds on urban life
The excitement and frustrations of city life have inspired poets from 18th-century Grub Street to the 50s Beats and modern-day rappers. But can poetry actually help us make cities better?

Rosie Spinks

06, Oct, 2016 @11:28 AM

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Keats’s hidden talent as a weather presenter | Letters
Letters: To Autumn can be read as a weather poem. The late summer / early autumn of 1819 had been glorious after three very dismal years

Letters

25, Sep, 2016 @7:04 PM

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