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TASC English Literature: John Keats

Resources for TASC English Literature 3 course

John Keats

John Keats - Life Mask from National Portrait Gallery, UK

John Keats by Benjamin Robert Haydon
plaster cast of life-mask, 1816
. © National Portrait Gallery, London.  Reproduced under an academic licence.

Nettlefold Library books


This review of two books about Keats gives us some insight into both his literary techniques and the personal beliefs that shaped his writings. New Statesmen - How Keats lives on

To Autumn


John KeatsBiographical information for John Keats via Britannica; this article also includes links to information about the Romantics, the various styles and techniques that Keats used in his poetry, and discusses the impact of his health on his work.

Romanticism - this article gives a thorough overview of the characteristics of Romanticsim in literature and other art forms, discusses the socio-political and cultural forces that brought about Romanticism, and which were themselves altered by the movement.

Keats Foundation

Poetry Foundation

Useful discussion of John Keats' background, influences upon his life, development as a poet