1795 – John Keats was born on October 31st. 1804 – John’s father was killed in a fall from a horse. 1810 – His mother died, a year or so after her brother died of the same disease. John was crushed, and turned from fighting to studying. – He left school to be ..
1799 – Born on May 23rd in London, England. A British humorist and poet. 1821 – The editor of the London Magazine, John Scott, was killed in a duel, and his friends proposed to make him sub-editor. 1825 – He had married and Odes and Addresses — his first work — was written in conjunction ..
1918 – Born on May 23rd in Mankato, Minnesota. American author and literary biographer known for his studies of the English writers John Keats and Samuel Johnson. 1939 – Bate graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University. 1942 – Received his Ph.D.from Harvard University. 1945 – The Modern Language Association published Bate’s Stylistic Development of ..