Basics On Keats

Basics On Keats -John Keats was born in 1795 and died in 1821 -John Keats was born in Moorfield, England -John Keats had two brothers, George and Tom, and a sister Fanny -At the age of 23, John Keats saw his brother die of tuberculosis -John Keats was under five feet tall but he liked to fight, often getting into fights with men over a foot taller than himself -At the age of 26 John Keats died of tuberculosis -John Keats lost his father at the age of 8 and his mother when he was 14 -Few famous poets have been more famous for their misfortunes than John Keats -John had studied to become a surgeon but eventually abandoned the profession of medicine for poetry -John Keats most famous work is the brilliant Ode to a Nightingale which he wrote on a warm and beautiful day in 1819 -John Keats was a major figure in the Romantic movement -Keats’s first published poems appeared in 1816 in the Examiner -Keats’s first volume of poems was published in 1817. It attracted some good reviews, but these were followed by the first of several harsh attacks by the influential Blackwood’s Magazine. -At the age of 23, Keats fell in love with a beautiful young lady named Fanny Brawne Book Reports.