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John Keats

Influence on World Literature
Topics of Related Interest
Picture Gallery
Themes and Theme Analysis
Authors Literary Movement
Imagery Analysis
Helpful Resources for Students
Multimedia Links
List of Poems
Letters Written by John Keats
Influence on World Literature
Samples of Work
Works Cited

John Keats had a great influence on writers and on movements. In his short life he influenced many English poets, and his vivid imagery and sensual style later had an impact on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of painters that included Dante Gabriel Rossetti. He also had the greatest single influence on Victorian poetry and poets such as Carroll Lewis, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Thomas Hardy, Robert Browning, William Topaz McGonagall, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Christina Rossetti, Robert Buchanan, ELizabeth Barrett Browning, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Matthew Arnold, Aubrey de Vere, Max Beerbohm and Charlotte Mew.