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By Dan Beachy-Quick

The Romantic poet John Keats, thought of by way of many as one of many maximum poets within the English language, has lengthy been the topic of awareness from students who search to appreciate him and poets who search to emulate him. Bridging those impulses, A Brighter notice Than Bright is neither ancient biography nor scholarly research, yet in its place a biography of Keats’s poetic mind's eye. right here the famous poet Dan Beachy-Quick enters into Keats’s writing—both his letters and his poems—not to critique or pass judgement on, to not declare or argue, yet to embody the fervour and quickness of his poetry and have interaction the cultured problems with which Keats grappled.

Combining a suite of biographical images that position symbolic strain on key moments in Keats’s existence with a chronological exam of the improvement of Keats-as-poet via his poems and letters, Beachy-Quick explores the expansion of the younger man’s poetic mind's eye in the course of the years of his writing existence, from 1816 to 1820. A Brighter note Than Bright goals to go into the poems and the brain that wrote them, to discover and mine Keats’s poetic matters and pursuits. it's a mimetic tribute to the poet’s existence and paintings, a super enactment that also is a considerate consideration.

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