Keats, 1996

*runs from 1/96 - 5/97

Compiled by Jonathan Gross, DePaul University


Aquien, Pascal. "John Keats," QL, N690 (Apr. 1, 1996), 4.

A second printing of Poèmes et Poésies by Keats, translated by Paul Gaul Gallimard (1910). Preface by Marc Porée, critical apparatus, chronology, and useful bibliography.

John Keats. London: J. M. Dent, 1996.

Keats, John. "The Eve of St. Agnes, la vispera de Santa Ines." [Edicion bilingue; Huelva]: Universidad de Huelva, 1996.

The Poetry of Keats. New York: Caedmon, 1996. Arranged by Ralph Richardson. Sound cassette (50 min.).

Book and Articles Relating to Keats and His Circle

Aamodt, Terrie. "Escape from 'Slow-Time': Sculpture and Tactile Temporality in Keats's Later Poems," Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 45-56.

Abse, Bathsheba. "Rome," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 9-12.

Keats's Bicentenary Poetry Celebration.

Aquien, Pascal. "Keats 200 Ans," QL, N686 (Feb. 1, 1996), 4.

An edition of Poèsie (Dec. 1995), published by Belin, commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Keats. Essays by Eric Dayre, Marc Porée, Claude Mouchard (on Keats and du Bos), and Harold Bloom.

Aske, Martin. "Keats, the Critics, and the Politics of Envy" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 46-65.

Barnard, John. "Charles Cowden Clarke's 'Cockney' Commonplace Book" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 65-87.

Barnard, John. "Keats Echoes Kirke White," RES, 47.187 (1996), 389-92.

Barton, Paul David. "Keat's Struggle with Death and Suffering and His Resulting Apotheosis as Post-Deity of Beauty and Truth" [M.A. thesis, Villanova Univ., 1996].

Bate, Jonathan. "Living with the Weather," SIR, 35.3 (Fall 1996), 431.

Discusses Byron's "Darkness," Keats's "To Autumn," and Coleridge's "Frost at Midnight" for their sensitivity to the environment and for their depiction of the fragility of humanity's relationship to nature.

Bode, Christopher. John Keats: Play On. Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitsverlag C. Winter, 1996.

Branscomb, Jack. "Edwin Arlington Robinson's Wretched Wight: 'Miniver Cheevy' and 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci,'" ANQ, 9.1 (1996), 17-21.

Brown, David Blayney. Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786-1846: Painter and Writer, Friend of Wordsworth and Keats. [Grasmere, Cumbria]: Wordsworth Trust, 1996.

Brown, E. "One for Keats and One for Me," Poetry Review, 86.4 (1996), 4-5.

Carter, R. "John Keats (1795-1821): Poet and Physician," World Journal of Surgery, 20.3 (1996), 375.

Cavaliero, Roderick. "Celebratory Bicentennial Tributes to Keats and Leopardi: Loreto, Macerata and Recanati, July 1-4, 1995," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 1-4.

Chadwick, Marjorie Bourne. "The Burden of the Mystery: Keats' Great Odes" [Doctoral dissertation, Univ. of Houston, 1996], DAI, 57-07A (1996), 3031.

Viewed as an ode cycle, these poems are the "lyric equivalent of a Kunstlerroman, a self-reflexive account of the poet-artist's desire for the authority to be a 'mighty Poet of the human Heart.'"


Cho, Kwang Yeon. "Keats's Revision of Wordsworth's Notions of Nature (John Keats, William Wordsworth)" MAI, 35-01 (1996), 68.

Discusses "La Belle Dame Sans Merci," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," and "The Fall of Hyperion."

Christie, William. "Impassioned Clay: Reading the Grecian Urn," Sydney Studies in English, 21 (1995-96), 56-80.

Cortazar, Julio. Imagen de John Keats. Madrid: Alfaguara, 1996.

Cronin, Richard. "Keats and the Politics of Cockney Style," SEL, 36.4 (Aug. 1996), 785-806.

Cruzperez, Francisco Jose. "Julio Cortazar, lector de John Keats," Cuadernos-Hispanoamericanos, N555 (Sept. 1996), 115-23.

Everest, Kelvin. "Isabella in the Market-Place: Keats and Feminism" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 107-26.

Faherty, Terence. The Lost Keats. New York: Harlequin Books, 1996.

Mystery novel.

Fattorosi, Louis J., and Robert R. Brown, illustrator. The Golden Lyre: Plays & Satire. 2nd ed. Lakewood: Viminal Books, 1997.

Friedman, Geraldine. The Insistence of History: Revolution in Burke, Wordsworth, Keats, & Baudelaire. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996.

Gallagher, David. "Roll Over, Keats!" Village Voice (Dec. 3, 1996), 23.

Gee, Christina. "Hampstead (Keats Bicentennial Poetry Celebration)," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 5-8.

Gilbert, Suzanne. "Romantic Ballad-making (William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sir Walter Scott, John Keats, Lyric Poetry) [Doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia, 1996], DAI, 57-07A (1996), 3033.

Ballads "offered Romantic poets a way to explore and express the 'emotional core' of their subject, transforming narratives of external conflict into highly personal expression." Discusses ballad as a discourse of "family romance."

Halpern, Nick. "Mist and Crag: The Poetry of Keats's Walking Tour," Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 13-24.

Hampton, Wilborn. "Play Review: Keats," New York Times (late New York edition, Aug. 27, 1996), C12.

Hartley, Lucy. "The Grammar of Expression? Physiognomy and the Language of the Emotions in Nineeenth-Century England" [Doctoral dissertation, University of York (United Kingdom), 1996], DAI, 57-04C (1996), 1073.

Discusses Keats's "Isabella; or, The Pot of Basil" as the "intersection of pictorial realism and theatrical performance that conspires to perplex the established physiognomic order of the visible."

Hillringhouse, Mark. "Sound and Silence in the Poetry of Coleridge and Keats" [M.A. thesis, Montclair State Univ., 1996].

Hoagwood, Terence Allan. "Keats, Fictionality, and Finance: The Fall of Hyperion" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 127-42.

Jones, Andrew O. "At a House in Hampstead: A Personal Account of Keats's Place in American Culture," Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 1-6.

Jones, Christine Kenyon. "Byron, Keats and the Fantasy of Consumption," BJ (1996), 24-32.

Jones, Elizabeth. "Keats in the Suburbs," KSJ, 45 (1996), 23-43.

"A cultural and geographical explanation for the force of contemporary critical reaction to the less traditional aspects of his poetry."

Keats: Bicentenary Readings. Edinburg: Edinburgh UP, 1997.

Keats: Truth and Imagination. Broomall: Chelsea House Publishers, 1997.

"Keats's Inspiration." TLS, 4845 (Feb. 9, 1996), 17.

Kelley, Theresa M. "Keats, Ekphrasis and History" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 212-37.

Kempinski, Tom. "John Keats V Bob Dylan: The Judge's Verdict," Plays and Players (Feb. 1997), 20-21.

Kennedy, Thomas C. "Platonism in Keats's 'Ode on a Grecian Urn,'" PQ, 75.1 (Winter 1996), 85-107.

Kercsmar, Rhonda Ray. "Keats's Violation of Romance: Transgression in 'The Eve of St. Agnes,'" Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 25-36.

Kerrigan, John. "Writing Numbers: Keats, Hopkins, and the History of Chance" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 280-308.

Kim, Sung Ryol. "Browning's Vision of Keats: 'Cleon' and the 'Mansion of Many Apartments' Letter," VP, 34.2 (1996), 223-33.

Kirkup, James. "Basho and Keats," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 65-76.

Kitson, Peter. Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley. New York: St. Martin's P, 1996.

Kucich, Greg. "Keats's Literary Tradition and the Politics of Historiographical Invention" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 238-61.

Landman, Janet. "Keats and Embarassment" in The Emotions: Social, Cultural and Biological Dimensions (London: Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications, 1996).

Ledden, Mark Brady. "Revolutionary Plots: Romanticism and Shapes of Time" (Helen Maria Williams, Laetitia Matilda Hawkins, William Wordsworth, John Keats). [Doctoral dissertation, Emory University, 1996], DAI, 57-12A (1996), 5164.

These authors did not use aesthetic works to evade political tensions. Fourth chapter treats Hyperion and the great odes of 1819 alongside Leigh Hunt's Examiner editorials.

Mason Jr., Kenneth M. "Keats and the Act of Translation: The Discovery of Voice in 'On First Looking into Chapma's Homer,'" Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 7-12.

Matthews, G. M., ed. John Keats. New York: Routledge, 1996.

McClelland, Fleming. "Does Madeline Sleep, or Does She Wake? The Hoodwinking of Porphyro," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 31-34.

Discusses Keats's "Eve of St. Agnes."

Moise, Edward. "An Archaism in John Keats's 'Ode to a Nightingale,'" N&Q, 43.4 (Dec. 1996), 425.

Mori, Masaki. Epic Grandeur: Toward a Comparative Poetics of the Epic. Albany: State U of New York P, 1997.

Morrison, Lucy. "Chatterton and Keats: The Need for Close Examination," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 35-50.

Najarian, James Hiester. "The 'Unmanly' Poet: Keats and the Poetics of Desire (John Keats, Matthew Arnold, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Walter Pater, Elizabeth Gaskell, Wilfred Owen), DAI, 57-11A (1996), 4756.

Treats Victorian reactions to Keats's verse and biography. "Keats's perceived liminal gender stance affected these writers' poetic relationship to Keats."

Newey, Vincent. "Keats, History, and the Poets" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 165-93.

Nowviskie, Bethany. "John Keats: A Hypermedia Guide." [URL inactive 2/99]


O'Hearn, Daniel. "Black Border: Keats's Urn and the Displacement of Fear," Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 38-44.

Olsen-Smith, Steven. "An Orthodox Poet and a Liberal Publisher: Henry Francis Lyte to Charles Ollier, 23 June 1821," Collections, 9 (1996), 15-30.

O'Neill, Michael. "'When This Warm Scribe My Hand': Writing and History in Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 143-64.

Parry, C. Hubert H. English Lyrics (fourth set). London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 38 pages. "When We Two Parted"; "Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me"; "Bright Star;" Keats. U of Auckland Library.

Perkins, David. "Has the Literary Past a Future? Prospects for Keats Studies," WC, 27.1 (Winter 1996), 54.

Phinney, A. W. "Keats in the Museum: Between Aesthetics and History: 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'" in Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley, ed. Peter J. Kitson (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996), pp. 132-53.

Pinsker, Sanford. "Fair Youth beneath the Spanish Steps," Topic, 46 (Spring 1996), 37.

Plumly, Stanley. "Constable's Clouds for Keats" [poem], American Poetry Review, 25 (Sept./Oct. 1996), 26.

Poole, Gary. "Romantic Community: Wordsworth, Keats and the Sublime" [M.A. thesis, Univ. of Denver, 1996].

Ratner, Rochelle. "John Keats: Poem," LJ, 121.6 (1996), 139.

Reed, W. L. "Soul Making: Art, Therapy and Theology in Keats, Hillman, and Bakhtin," Religion and Literature, 29.1 (1997), 145.

Roe, Nicholas. "The Genius of the Cut-throat," TLS, 4871 (Aug. 9, 1996), 19.

Discusses Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846).

Roe, Nicholas. "Introduction" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 1-16.

Roe, Nicholas. John Keats and the Culture of Dissent. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1997.

Overturns received ideas about Keats as a poet of "beauty" and "sensuousness," highlighting the political perspectives of his works. Offers new research about Keats's early life that opens new perspectives on his poetry.

Roe, Nicholas. "John Keats at Enfield School," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 13-30.

The Education of John Keats.

Roe, Nicholas. "Keats's Commonwealth" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 194-211.

Roe, Nicholas. "Keats's Lisping Sedition" in Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley, ed. Peter J. Kitson. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996), pp. 114-31.

Roe, Nicholas, ed. Keats and History. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995.

Roe, Nicholas, and David Perkins. "Keats and History," WC, 27.4 (1996), 203-205.

Roth, Mary Beth. Negative Capability in the Dramas of John Keats. [Honors essay: Dept. of English, Chapel Hill: U of N. Carolina, 1996].

Rowley, Rebecca K. "The Politics of Dreaming: The Relationship between Dreams and Politics in the Work of Keats, Shelley, De Quincey, and Tennyson" [Doctoral dissertation, Univ. of New Mexico, 1996].

Rudanko, Juhani. Linguistic Analysis & Text Interpretation: Essays on the Bill of Rights & on Keats, Shakespeare & Dreiser. Lanham: UP of America, 1997.

Sen, Aveek. "Frigid Ecstasies": Keats, Fuseli, and the Languages of Academic Hellenism," CLB (Apr. 1, 1996), 94.

Stevenson, J. V. "Keats and the Aristocratic," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 51-64.

Stillinger, Jack. "Poets Who Revise, Poets Who Don't, and Critics Who Should (Issues of Authorship Seen in the Works of Keats and Coleridge)," The Journal of Aesthetic Education, 30 (1996), 199-233.

Trott, Nicola. "Keats and the Prison House of History" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 262-79.

Ulmer, William A. "Adonais and the Death of Poetry" in Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley, ed. Peter J. Kitson (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996).

University of North Carolina, Department of English, et al. Negative Capability in the Dramas of John Keats. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina, 1996.

Watkins, Daniel P. "History, Self, and Gender in 'Ode to Psyche'" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 88-106.

Wendorf, Richard. "John Keats: 1795-1995," TLS, 4841 (1996), 28.

Whitaker, Muriel. "Looking at Elaine: Keats, Tennyson, and the Directions of the Poetic Gaze" in Arthurian Women: A Casebook (New York: Garland P, 1996).

White, Keith D. John Keats and the Loss of Romantic Innocence. Atlanta: Rodopi, 1996.

Wiens, Jason Lee. "Searching the 'Pre-': The (Child's) Voice in George Bowering's 'Autobiology'" [M.A. thesis, University of Western Ontario (Canada)], MAI, 35-03 (1996), 656.

Locates sources for Bowering's poem, "Autobiology" (1972), in the writings of Gertrude Stein, Charles Olson, and John Keats.

Wolfson, Susan. "Feminizing Keats" in Coleridge, Keats, and Shelley, ed. Peter J. Kitson (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996), pp. 92-113.

Wolfson, Susan. "Keats Enters History: Autopsy, Adonais, and the Fame of Keats" in Keats and History, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995), pp. 17-45.

Woof, Robert. John Keats. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1996.

Woof, Robert. "Keats's Inspiration," TLS, 4845 (Feb. 9, 1996), 17.

Letter to the editor responds to Fabienne Smith.

Woudhuysen, H. R. "Cast of Hundreds," TLS, 4886 (Nov. 22, 1996), 32.

Woudhuysen, H. R. "The Masks of Keats," TLS, 4886 (Nov. 22, 1996), 32.

Wu, Duncan. "Leigh Hunt's 'Cockney' Aesthetics," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 77-97.


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