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Published: 25 October 2009

424 Pages | Numerous black-and-white in-text illus. & plates

ISBN: 9780199565023

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Joseph Severn, A Life

The Rewards of Friendship

Sue Brown

  • Fills a longstanding and important gap in the knowledge of Keats and his circle
  • Provides new information about Keats's death - one of the iconic events in English literary history
  • Gives the first full assessment of Severn's artistic and diplomatic career
  • Includes a rare description, with new information, of the nineteenth-century British community in Rome
  • Supplemented with 30 illustrations - 12 of previously unpublished material, including an unknown sketch of Keats and the earliest portrait of Gladstone

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