Book of the Heart: The Poetics, Letters, and Life of John Keats (Google eBook)

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SteinerBooks, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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Keats stands as a prophetic precursor behind much in today's radical attempts at cultural and self-transformation.

In this book, Rodriguez explores Keats's letters, one of the most moving and inspiring spiritual treasures of the West. We see the poet as a hero of the heart, transforming a passionate life of great joys and sorrows into a self of imagination and power. Book of the Heart grasps the core of Keats's poetical practice of life, uncovering the path of inner development the Letters reveal.

  

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In this work, scholar and poet Rodriguez aims to elevate the letters of Keats to the literary status of his poems. The author contends that the letters contain a poetic overflow that could not be ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
7
A Noisy Savage Genius
9
Keatss Letters and the Complex Mind
21
The Penetralium of Mystery
37
The Light of Supreme Darkness
73
From Feathers To Iron
95
The Chamber of Maiden Thought 333
133
The Vale of SoulMaking
163
Loves Patient Sleepless Eremite
195
Will and Beauty
225
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
233
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