The Odes of John Keats
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1983 - 330 pages
Argues that Keat's six odes form a sequence, identifies their major themes, and provides detailed interpretations of the poems' philosophy, mythological references, and lyric structures.
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Vendler has an interesting suggestion for getting to understand a poemówriting it out in longhand as if one were composing it. She thinks there is a sequence in which Keats is examining attitudes ... Read full review
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