The odes of John Keats

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1983 - Literary Criticism - 330 pages
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Argues that Keat's six odes form a sequence, identifies their major themes, and provides detailed interpretations of the poems' philosophy, mythological references, and lyric structures

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User Review  - Sarah Key - Goodreads

Masterful criticism. I love Vendler's study of contradictions, the way she folds the language of Keats's letters into her criticism, and the continuous build toward her chapter on "To Autumn." Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Excellent lit crit that is neither fanciful nor biographically or politically obsessed, Read full review

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Vendler is A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University.

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