50 Greatest Poems of John Keats
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John Keats was born in 1795 in London. He was the part of the second generation of Romantic Poets which also included Byron and Shelley.
His work had been published only four years before his death at the age of 26.
The initial reaction to his poetry was not favourable ,but after his death his reputation grew until the present day where he is considered one of the leading poets in the English language.
Both Byron and Shelley after his death both wrote poems that seemed to add to the myth of Keats being the fragile, unloved genius who would die young .
Keats poetry is full of lyrical power that illustrates the loves and tragedies that beset his short life.