Tag "Sylvan Thomson"

  • Sylvan Thomson’s Reading List

    Bushnell, Nelson S. A Walk After John Keats. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated,1936. Haydon, Benjamin Robert, Ed. John Jolliffe. Neglected genius: the diaries of Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1808-1846. London: Faber and Faber, 2012 Keats, John. The Letters of John Keats 1814 – 1821. Ed. Hyder E. Rollins. Vol. 1. Cambridge: Harvard Univeristy Press, 1958. Keats, John. […]

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  • ‘A sort of prologue to the life I intend to pursue’, by Sylvan Thomson

    In the summer of 1818, when he was 22 years old, the poet John Keats walked northward from Lancaster in England to Inverness in Scotland. He went with his dear friend Charles Brown, who I like to think of as a sort of stolid Samwise to Keats’ wide-eyed Frodo. It took them five weeks and […]

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