In 1810, however, his mother died of tuberculosis, leaving him and his siblings in the custody of their grandmother. The grandmother appointed two guardians to take care of her new charges, and hose guardians removed Keats from his old school to become a surgeon’s apprentice. This continued until 1814, when, after a fight with his master, he left his apprenticeship and became a student at a local hospital. During that year, he devoted more and more of his time to the study of literature.
His introduction to the work of Edmund Spencer, particularly The Faerie Queen, was to prove a turning point in Keats’ development as a poet; it was to inspire Keats to write his first poem, Imitation of Spencer. Purchase the entire Corralled Collegiate Bookshelf on CD at He befriended Leigh Hunt, a writer who helped him publish his firs he ever: 1817, Keats published his first volume of poetry entitled simply Poe ay guerrilla was not well received, largely due to his connection with the contra Keats moved to the Isle of Wight in the summer of 1817.
Working on his writing, he soon found his brother, Tom Keats, untrue Tom was, like their mother, suffering from tuberculosis. Finishing hi “Indention,” Keats left to hike in Scotland and Ireland with his friend However, he too began to show signs of tuberculosis infection on the returned prematurely. When he did, he found that Tom’s condition and that Indention had, as had Poems before it, been the target of he critics. In 1818, Tom Keats died from his infection, and John Keats moved a Brown’s house in London. There he met Fanny Brawny, who with he been staying at Brown’s house, and he quickly fell in love.
The later publication of their correspondence was to scandals Victorian Soc produced some of his finest poetry during the spring and summer Psyche, Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode too Nightingale. This relationship was cut short, however, when by 1820 Keats began signs of the disease that had plagued his family. On the suggestion left the cold airs of London behind and moved to Italy with his friend invited by Shelley. For one year, this seemed to help his condition, finally deteriorated. He died on February 23, 1821 and was interred Cemetery, Rome.
His last request was followed, and thus he was buy tombstone reading “Here lies one whose name was writ in water. ” A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever from Book 1 of Indention Addressed to Hayden p After Reading Dent’s Episode of Paolo and Francesca, A Dream NAS by J. H. Reynolds, Ending Epistle to my Brother George Happy is England! I Could Be Content PC His Last Sonnet How Many Bards Gild the Lapses of Time! If by Dull Rhymes Our English Must be Chained La Belle Dame Sans Merck Lines on the Mermaid Tavern O Solitude!