The Young Keats by Jean Haynes

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The Young Keats by Jean Haynes

Postby Cath » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:11 pm

Guys, have you heard of a book called "The Young Keats" by Jean Haynes published in 1967? I hadn't, but stumbled across a well-preserved copy in a second-hand bookshop in London. Haynes was a genealogist who spent over 50 years of her life on archival research on Keats and Hampstead. This book seemed to be quite a soppy, novelistic reimagining of Keats's youth, but I was interested to find something "new" on Keats and his life!

http://www.worldcat.org/title/young-keats/oclc/901824&referer=brief_results
http://www.amazon.com/The-Young-Keats-Jean-Haynes/dp/B000O8AYZE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1407621789&sr=8-1&keywords=B000O8AYZE
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Re: The Young Keats by Jean Haynes

Postby Raphael » Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:52 pm

Thanks Cath- will look for that on Amazon UK!
John....you did not live to see-
who we are because of what you left,
what it is we are in what we make of you.

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