Keats, John (M)

b. 31 October 1795. d. 23 February 1821. Nationality: English.
Major Romantic poet. Began writing poetry as a medical student. Became eligible to practice as a surgeon and physician, but gave up medicine to pursue his career as a poet. Contributed regularly to *The Examiner* as well as to *The Champion* and the *Monthly Repository*. Author of *Poems* (1817), *Endymion* (1818), and *Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems* (1820). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SMM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sonnet to Ailsa Rock 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8088
The Human Seasons 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8087
Ode to A Nightingale 1837-08-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3498
La Belle Dame Sans Merci 1888-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14839
My Dove 1893-12 Atalanta Poet 2286