John Keats Poetry

Poems by John Keats

John Keats by Joseph Severn
oil on ivory, 1819 (NPG 1605)
© National Portrait Gallery, London
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Period: English Romanticism

“Ode to a Nightingale”

“Ode on Melancholy”

“Ode on a Grecian Urn” was written in May 1819 and published anonymously in the January 1820, Number 15 issue of the magazine, Annals of the Fine Arts.

“To Autumn”

“On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer”

John Keats (1795-1821), English poet, was born on the 29th or 31st of October 1795 at the sign of the Swan and Hoop, 24 The Pavement, Moorfields, London. He published his first volume of verse in 1817, his second in the following year, his third in 1820, and died of consumption at Rome on the 23rd of February 1821 in the fourth month of his twenty-sixth year.


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