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John Keats manuscript material

Collection Data

Description
John Keats, English Romantic poet. · Holograph poem (fragment), "Isabella, or, The pot of basil" : [ca. Apr 1818] : (S'ANA 0031) : a small clipping from a longer manuscript, with two lines on each side; including parts of stanzas XLIII and XLVI, varying slightly from published version. Published with commentary as SC 518 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VI, p. 798.
Names
Keats, John, 1795-1821 (Creator)
Brawne, Fanny, 1800-1865 (Addressee)
Keats, George, 1797-1841 (Addressee)
Keats, Thomas, 1799-1818 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1818 - 1820 (Approximate)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Poets, English -- 19th century
Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Isabella
Genres
Poetry
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: John Keats, English Romantic poet.
Content: · Holograph poem (fragment), "Isabella, or, The pot of basil" : [ca. Apr 1818] : (S'ANA 0031) : a small clipping from a longer manuscript, with two lines on each side; including parts of stanzas XLIII and XLVI, varying slightly from published version. Published with commentary as SC 518 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VI, p. 798. · To George and Thomas Keats, his brothers : 1 autograph letter signed : "Monday" [5 Jan 1818] : (S'ANA 0032) : from Featherstone Buildings; cross-written; begins, "I ought to have written before, and you should have had a long letter last week, but I undertook the 'Champion' for Reynolds, who is at Exeter." Published with extensive commentary as SC 444 in Shelley and his Circle, v. V., p. 428. · To Fanny Brawne, his fiancée : 1 autograph letter signed : [?28 Feb 1820] : (S'ANA 0033) : [no place] : begins, "I continue much the same as usual, I think a little better." Tipped in at p. 62 of H. B. Forman's privately printed 1878 Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne. Shelved as *Pforz 558L 14. Published with commentary as SC 699 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VII, p. 847.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15560181
MSS Unit ID: 23597
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23597
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70a984c0-dfbe-0133-f246-00505686d14e
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