Keats first met the eighteen-year-old Fanny Brawne
in late summer 1818 during the terrible period of his brother Tom's final decline. Not long after Tom's death the pair became engaged. The relationship was stormy, and...
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Mary Augusta Ward
Perhaps the most interesting is her review (March 1884) of Harry Buxton Forman
's recent edition of Keats
. Ward argues that the letters to Fanny Brawne
ought not to have been made public. (She...