1822 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Keats

Anonymous, Obituary in Atheneum [Boston] 11 (15 September 1822) 478.



Keats, John, a young man of distinguished genius as a poet. He died at Rome on the 28th of February, 1821, in the 25th year of his age. His works are, Poems, published in 1817; Endymion, published in 1818; and Lamia and other poems, published in 1820. Memoirs of his life are announced, to be accompanied with a selection from his unpublished manuscripts, which, when they appear, will be so particularly noticed in this Magazine as to render any further account at this time unnecessary.