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" The Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation in a man. It cannot be matured by law and precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself. That which is creative must create itself. "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 106
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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John Keats: His Life and Poetry, His Friends, Critics and After-fame

Sir Sidney Colvin - 1917 - 598 pages
...trembled over every page, it would not have been written; for it is not in my nature to fumble — I will write independently. — I have written independently...write independently, and with Judgment, hereafter. vl^ Jjf niiiq_nf_Pngjj-v_Ti[iiiat. wnrlf niit it«j own salvatioa.jn, ja.--maa; It cannot be matured...
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Nineteenth Century Letters

Byron Johnson Rees - American letters - 1919 - 543 pages
...and trembled over every page, it would not have been written; for it is not in my nature to fumble. I will write independently. I have written independently...precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself. That which is creative must create itself. In "Endymion" I leaped headlong into the sea, and thereby...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...Goddess; my mind was a soft nest in which some one of them slept, though she knew it not. 18 July 1818. THE Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation...precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself — That which is creative must create itself — In Endymion, I leaped headlong into the sea, and...
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Romanticism: Points of View

Robert F. Gleckner - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 346 pages
...opposition to the "set of rules," the autonomous claim is of course attractive. Keats puts it finely: "The Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation...precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself. That which is creative must create itself." Our sympathy with this rests on the emphasis on a personal...
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Complete Poems and Collected Letters of Adelaide Crapsey

Susan Sutton Smith - Literary Collections - 1977 - 288 pages
...write independently, I have written independently without judgement (Sic) [the 'Sic' is Crapsey's], I may write independently and with judgment hereafter....precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself. Crapsey was receptive to, if amused by, the experiments of her contemporaries. In one of her final...
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John Keats

Walter Jackson Bate - Literary Criticism - 1963 - 732 pages
...piece ... & trembled over every page," in which case the poem "would not have been written" at all. "The Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation in a man: It cannot be matured by law & precept, but by sensation and watchfulness — That which is creative must create itself." By this...
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A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, Volume 2

René Wellek - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 459 pages
...(as Keats felt that it did to him in his best moments) as "naturally as the leaves of a tree." 138 The "genius of poetry must work out its own salvation...precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself. That which is creative must create itself." m Thus poetry is to Keats mainly self-expression and an...
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Tropic Crucible: Self and Theory in Language and Literature

Ranjit Chatterjee, Colin Nicholson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1984 - 382 pages
...independently. I have written independently without judgement. I may write independently with judgement hereafter. The Genius of poetry must work out its...precept, but by sensation and watchfulness in itself — That which is creative must create itself (1958: VI, 374). Similarly, in "Danse Russe" the poet...
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John Keats

Literary Collections - 1987 - 172 pages
...essential, despite the recurrent anxieties and difficulties it caused. As he wrote to James Hessey, The Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation in a man: It cannot be matured by law & precept, but by sensation & watchfulness in itself - That which is creative must create itself. (Letters,...
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Poems 1968-1972

Denise Levertov - Poetry - 1987 - 259 pages
...stop to pluck a leaf, finger a stone watchfulness was his word sensation and watchfulness in itself the Genius of Poetry must work out its own salvation in a man I leapt he said headlong into the sea. . . Earthwards Blue of Ireland quickens in the sea, green fish...
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