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By Dan Beachy-Quick

The Romantic poet John Keats, thought of via many as one of many maximum poets within the English language, has lengthy been the topic of realization from students who search to appreciate him and poets who search to emulate him. Bridging those impulses, A Brighter observe Than Bright is neither historic biography nor scholarly learn, yet as an alternative 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 interact the cultured problems with which Keats grappled.

Combining a suite of biographical pix that position symbolic strain on key moments in Keats’s lifestyles 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 lifestyles, from 1816 to 1820. A Brighter be aware Than Bright goals to go into the poems and the brain that wrote them, to discover and mine Keats’s poetic matters and goals. it's a mimetic tribute to the poet’s lifestyles and paintings, a super enactment that also is a considerate consideration.

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