John Keats, selected poems Contents
- Bright Star! Would I were steadfast as thou
- The Eve of St Agnes
- ‘Hush, hush! tread softly! hush, hush, my dear!’
- Isabella: or The Pot of Basil
- La Belle Dame Sans Merci
- Lines to Fanny (‘What can I do to drive away’)
- O Solitude, if I must with thee dwell
- Ode on a Grecian Urn
- Ode on Indolence
- Ode to a Nightingale
- Ode to Autumn
- Ode to Melancholy
- Ode to Psyche
- On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
- On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
- On the Sea
- Sleep and Poetry
- Time’s sea hath been five years at its slow ebb
- To Ailsa Rock
- To Leigh Hunt
- To Mrs Reynolds’s Cat
- To My Brothers
- To Sleep
- When I have fears that I may cease to be
John Keats, selected poems
The poetry of John Keats text guide
Read about his poems, his life, and the world he lived in.
Context of Keats' poetry
Keats was born into a politically turbulent Europe. Revolution had broken out in France in 1789 (six years before Keats was born) and was greeted with enthusiasm by many people in England, including the most significant of the earlier Romantic poets - Blake, Wordsworth and Coleridge.. Read more . . .
John Keats' life
On April 15 1804, Keats father died, having been seriously injured when his horse stumbled. This had both an emotional and a financial impact on the family. Within two months Keats’ mother moved the children to her mother’s home and remarried.. Read more . . .
Dive in to the Poetry of John Keats text guide
Synopses, commentary, language, tone, structure, imagery, symbolism and themes in Keats' poems - Detailed analyses of John Keats' poems.
John Keats Timeline - Helpfully puts the historical and literary contexts alongside the life of John Keats so you can make sense of events.
How to do well in your essays
Read the question carefully.
Want more essay and exam tips?
Are you a teacher?
Free downloadable John Keats worksheets.
Scan and go
Scan on your mobile for direct link.