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Grecian urn

lovers depicted on it will be forever young. [Br. Poetry: Keats “Ode on a Grecian Urn”]
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The Ode on a Grecian Urn is more lovely now than when it was written, because for a hundred years lovers have read it and the sick at heart taken comfort in its lines.
While living next door to her in Hampstead in North London, Keats wrote Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy and Ode to a Nightingale.
Stillinger illustrates Keats's "canonical complexity" (120) by analyzing Ode on a Grecian Urn as a poem that both celebrates and finds fault with the realms of the ideal and the real.
This concept of no-fault reading is also advocated in chapter 12, "Fifty-nine Ways of Reading Ode on a Grecian Urn," which appears in the third section of the book entitled "Romantics and the Classroom.
Apparently there has long been controversy about the meaning of this conclusion to Keats's Ode On A Grecian Urn, with T S Eliot (a jealous mug on this occasion?
Keats's declaration in the Ode on a Grecian Urn that "Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard / Are sweeter" understandably resonates through After the Heavenly Tune, and that poem and the Ode to a Nightingale receive much attention in the section on Keats.
His latest sprint ace reaches further back for her name, to the poem Ode on a Grecian Urn, written in 1819 by John Keats (pictured).
The title of this engaging new book on Keats's odes appears to make "contemporary criticism" a principal subject; the preface proclaims the four "dominant critical paradigms of the present" to be the New Criticism, Paul de Manian deconstruction, the New Historicism, and Freudian psychoanalysis; and the contents page shows that each of the book's four chapters is devoted to one of Keats's major odes--in order, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy, and To Autumn.