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A specially commissioned recording, compiled and read for the Keats-Shelley House by Gabriel Woolf: “Thou Paradise of Exiles, Italy”, on Keats in Rome, as remembered in Joseph Severn's letters, and the writings of Shelley in Pisa and Byron in Venice. Running time 75mins 40secs. Available by mail order from the House in Rome [ click here ].
EUR19.74 or £13.70 including priority post and packing.
by Mary Shelley
The formerly unknown children’s story by Mary Shelley came to light in 1997 in a collection in Tuscany. To find out more about this fascinating discovery click on the Rome website. Published by Penguin Viking in association with KSMA, 1998, with introductory essay by Claire Tomalin. Available through libraries and Internet booksellers such as Amazon or Abebooks.
preceded the current Review, up to 1985. It is available in back numbers issues 11-19 (1960-1968). Please contact James Kidd email firstname.lastname@example.org
The following monographs are available to Friends at price of postage only of 31p, and to non-Friends at £2.50 including p.& p. Please contact James Kidd email email@example.com
John Keats and Joseph Severn:
the Tragedy of the Last Illness, by Lord Brock
England in 1819:
Church, State and Poverty, by W.J. McTaggart
Shelley and Mary in 1817:
The 'Dedication' of the Revo:t of Islam, by C.C.Brew
The Grecian Urn:
An Archaeological Approach, by J.Dickie (£1 only)
The Correspondence of Leigh Hunt and Charles Ollier in the winter of 1813-14,
by D.R. Cheney (£1 only)
Keats in Winchester,
by K.M.R. Kenyon (£1 only)
William Hazlitt to his Publisher, Friends and Creditors,
27 new holograph letters (£1 only), ed. by Charles E. Robinson
To mark the Keats-Shelley centenaries - the founding of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association in 1903, and the opening of the Museum to the public in 1909. This long-awaited book brings together previous accounts of the founding of the Museum with new research and specialist insights. It contains a chapter on the architectural history of the building and one about the influence of Italy on Keats as well as a comprehensive record of the collection itself giving the provenance of each item and, where appropriate, additional information on the most interesting. It is a publication which spans the better part of three hundred years.
Standard price £9.95 or €13.95.
Special Offer for Friends: £7.95 plus £1.40 postage and packing. Please send your payment in Sterling payable to the `Keats-Shelley Memorial Association', Keats-Shelley Memorial House, Piazza di Spagna 26, 00187 Rome, Italy.
has a Summer and Winter edition, usually sent out in February and August, to keep you in touch with activities and events in the Keats-Shelley Memorial House and in the UK. Notices of Romantic events or possible contributions should be sent to the Editor,
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London SW2 4SZ
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“Spellbound by Rome: the Anglo-American Community in Rome (1896-1914) and the Founding of Keats-Shelley House ”
The catalogue of the centenary exhibition in Rome in 2005. Illustrated, 23 colour plates & with eight essays on related topics, including one by the Curator of Keats-Shelley House, Catherine Payling. Price €18, p & p €5.60; to order your copy by credit card click on Rome website & shop.
The only available Italian language biography of Keats, translated and edited especially for KSMA from a British Library edition, by Stephen Hebron. Available from the Keats-Shelley House at €12, visit the Museum Bookshop online
The Keats-Shelley Review
is THE BI-ANNUAL JOURNAL of the Association and of the Keats-Shelley House in Rome.
The Editor is Professor Nicholas Roe of the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Editorial Board: Professor Jeffrey Cox of University of Colorado, Boulder, Professor Michael O’Neill of Durham University, Professor Kiyoshi Nishiyama of Waseda University, Professor Grant Scott of Muhlenberg College, Dr Ann Wroe, of The Economist Magazine.
Submissions for publication should be sent to him at the University of St Andrews, KY16 9AL, or email him. It is published in October and is sent to all of the Association, and is also available to institutions and libraries on subscription . It contains articles of new research by Romantic scholars, reviews of recent books in the field, reports from the KSMA Chairman and from the Curator in Rome, and also carries the winning entries of the Keats-Shelley Prize.
Unlike many specialist journals it is scholarly but lively and accessible in style.
Major essays by Timothy Webb, Nora Crook, and Alan Weinberg; Anne Wroe’s talk at the 2008 Prize Awards, “Shelley’s Idea of Heaven”; Stephen Behrendt’s poem Palm Sunday on Haydon’s painting “Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem”, where Keats appears in profile; translations of two of Ugo Foscolo’s sonnets by Adam Elgar; essays by Richard Marggraf Turley on ‘Slippery Steps of the Temple of Fame’; “Barry Cornwall and Keats’s Reputation” by Rodney Stenning Edgecombe; on “Some Potential Corrections to, and Amplifications of, the Endymion Annotations in the Longman Keats”, on “Keats, Opie, and the ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’”, on Shelley’s Alastor, Collins and Gray; by Melissa Lloyd on “Keats’s Embodied Cognition: The Tempest, Synaesthesia and Contemporary Brain Science; by Sarah Peterson on “Mediating Vision: Shelley’s Prose Encounters with Visual Art (1818-1820); Tom Clucas on “Medicalised Sensibility: Keats and The Florence Miscellany”; Timothy Ruppert on “Byron’s Idea of Tolerance in The Vision of Judgement”; Heidi Thomson on “Keats’s Letters: A Wilful and Dramatic Exercise of our Minds Towards Each Other”.
Forthcoming in the Spring 2012 edition:
A message from the new Curator of the Keats-Shelley House, Dr Giuseppe Albano; an article on Charles Armitage Brown’s library at New Plymouth, New Zealand; an essay on hitherto unknown portraits of Brown and Keats at New Plymouth; an essay by Ann Wroe of “Shelley’s Atheism”, and by Calcutta scholar Hrileena Ghosh on Keats’s “poetics of dissolution”. There are also short notes on the fate of the Maria Crowther, and on Keats’s preoccupation with the number 17; and various reviews.
Regular features include the winning poems and essays of the annual Keats-Shelley Prize (spring issue); reports from Rome, and report from the KSMA Chairman (autumn issue).
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For institutional and Library subscribers: the Keats-Shelley Review is available solely from Maney & Son Ltd., Subscriptions Manager Denise Feeley, D.Feeley@maney.co.uk, Suite 1c, Joseph’s Well, Hanover Walk, Leeds LS3 1AB
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