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Keats at the Globe - Moorgate, London, UK
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N 51° 31.060 W 000° 05.319
30U E 701987 N 5711412
Quick Description: Romantic poet John Keats was born on 31st October 1795, above the public house 'Swan & Hoop' now known as 'Keats at the Globe' a bar located at Moorgate, London, UK.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/24/2012 1:12:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMF53K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
A City of London official Blue Plaque, above the Bar 'Keats at the Globe' where John Keats was Born.

"John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his work only having been in publication for four years before his death.

Although his poems were not generally well received by critics during his life, his reputation grew after his death, so that by the end of the 19th century he had become one of the most beloved of all English poets. He had a significant influence on a diverse range of later poets and writers. Jorge Luis Borges stated that his first encounter with Keats was the most significant literary experience of his life.

The poetry of Keats is characterized by sensual imagery, most notably in the series of odes. Today his poems and letters are some of the most popular and most analyzed in English literature. text source: (visit link)

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