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Ode on a Grecian Urn


In “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” a poem written in 1819 by John Keats, the poet addresses the figures depicted on a Greek vase, considering art versus life.


Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PR4837



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). The Odes of Keats. 1987.

                      Call Number: PR4837.O34 1987

  • Keats, John. The Poetical Works of Keats. 1975.

                      Call Number: PR4831.S5 1975

  • McFarland, Thomas. The Masks of Keats. 2000.

                     Call Number: PR4837.M44 2000

  • O’Roarke, James. Keats’s Odes and Contemporary Criticism. 1998.

                    Call Number: PR4837.O75 1998

  • Vendler, Helen. The Odes of John Keats. 1983.

                   Call Number: PR4837.V43 1983



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Keats, John



Reference Materials


  • Critical Survey of Poetry (Second Revised Edition) Call Number: REF PN1021.C7 2003

o   Vol. 4, pg. 2020-21

  • Masterplots II: Poetry Series (Revised Edition)Call Number: REF PN1110.5.M37 2002

o   Vol. 5, pg. 2753-55

  • Nineteenth-Century Literature CriticismCall Number: REF PN761.N5

o   Vol. 8, pg. 351-2, 355, 365, 368, 382, 386-90

o   Vol. 73, pg. 154, 158-60, 165, 198-9, 202-4, 209, 230, 246, 258, 262, 268, 270, 282, 309

o   Vol. 121, pg. 106, 144

  • Poetry CriticismCall Number: REF PN1010 P6

o   Vol. 1, pg. 281-2, 290-8, 300, 303-4, 307, 313-5

  • Poetry for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 1, pg. 178-98



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