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Love poems you wish you had written #5 – John Keats

On this, the 14th February, I reach the end of my series ‘Love poems you wish you had written’ with one that most who know me would have anticipated from the very beginning. This poem still offers the John Keats reader much to think … Continue reading

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Where the costumes are a cast member – Keats & Fanny Brawne as fiction in ‘Bright Star’

In December I wrote a blog post entitled Picturing John Keats -  Image or Imagination? describing how I felt about the representations of Keats in art. I mentioned the 2009 film Bright Star only briefly as but another opportunity for … Continue reading

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In praise of a ‘thing of beauty’… A film to get you started

Whatever your views may be on poetry, Romantic or otherwise, or on love  in more general terms, I do so urge you to watch the following trailer for ‘Bright Star’. It is something for all fans of period drama. Directed … Continue reading

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