John Keats

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Noun1.John Keats - Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)John Keats - Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)
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And he's been labeled Keatsian for so long now, owing, no doubt, to his many homages to that Romantic poet--in poems and nonfiction, as well as in two stunning biographies--that there's built up a critical laziness about the annotation.
Borges' confession here looks characteristically Keatsian - imagination becoming a 'deceiving elf' that ultimately results in confusion between sleeping and waking: 'Was it a vision, or a waking dream?
Openness to experience, which we will interpret in a Keatsian manner, is ultimately the capacity to admit that Newtonian physics is amendable, that one plus one is not necessarily two but, under certain conditions, two point something; if so, poetry (the emblem of literature by universal consent) is expected to get the highest scores which is not the case, on the contrary.
The collection is truly enhanced by Niemeyer's penetrating and discerning introduction, which offers clarity where it can and which allows for Keatsian negative capability where it cannot.
Having assimilated what was previously beyond him through a contemplation of the greater power of God, the narrator is brought to the point of rapture and here--again in a Keatsian or Coleridgean manner--the narrator returns to his uncongenial starting point at the end of the poem:
Near the book's finale he poses a question that reveals nobody could have edited this book in a linear read: "Can I indulge in some Keatsian negative capability, holding two opposing ideas in my head?
Fragile butterflies and Keatsian plant tendrils delicately envelop the solid gold skeleton barrel and cap, culminating in a beautiful bloom.
To all intents and purposes, contemporary writing in Lesotho could be construed as a facet of the Keatsian "egotistical sublime" with its unceasing emphasis on "I", the "now", and the "transient".
As Stillinger characterizes it, we have the "basic Keatsian structure .
Feder also suggests that Orlando's obsessive metaphor-making about landscape could signify not only "a Keatsian pursuit," but also "a way of seeing that reaches through what Woolf called 'the cotton wool of daily life' toward .
In terms of their nostalgic power, the novels by virtue of their publication dates serve as reminders of the Consensus era, a time when, superficially at least, the nation did really seem to be poised on the long soft edge of a Keatsian afternoon.
Elizabeth Bishop is the master of Keatsian "negative capabil-ity"--the art of being content to remain in "uncertainties, mysteries, doubts.