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In chapter 10 of the novel Stoner (1965) by John Williams, the character Charles Walker (during his oral exams) describes his dissertation on "[Percy] Shelley and the Hellenistic ideal" with references to "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty," Godwinian necessity, Adonais, Prometheus Unbound, and Hellas. Walker also quotes Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn." He is stumped by a question on Byron's English Bards and Scottish Reviewers [sic] when he claims that the poem was actually written by Keats.