John Keats was born on October 31, 1795 in London, UK. He is one of the most important English poets.
Biography and Career :
John Keats attended the courses of o private school at Enfield. At the age of fifteen, he was apprenticed to an Edmonton surgeon. He started his medicine studies at the some time as he started writing verses.
In 1817 he published his first volume of "Poems" which was followed in 1818 by "Endymion" and in 1820 by "Lamia", "Isabella", "The Eve of St. Agnes" and "Oteur Poems".
His last volume contains come of the greatest poems of English literature, such as the famous odes: "Ode to Melancholy" and "La Belle Dame sans Merci", "Isabella" and the unfinished "Hyperion".
The essentially descriptive style of his poems is based on exactness of diction
and on the harmony of contraries. Its extreme simplicity renders a series of pictures of crystal purity whose beauty is unique.
After the death of his brother Tom, and a frenetic love affair with Fanny Brawne, Keats had to move to Rome in search of a warmer climate for his diseased lungs. He soon passed away being ill of tuberculosis, on February 21, 1821, at the age of 25.
- "'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. "
- "Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen."
- "O Solitude! If I must with thee dwell, Let it not be among the jumbled heap of murky buildings. "
- "What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth."
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