Keats, Shelley & Their World
In 1820, two key volumes for British Romanticism were published: John Keats’s Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes and Other Poems and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound. . .with Other Poems. This exhibition celebrates the bicentenary of these two poetic achievements.
- Percy Shelley’s draft of “To a skylark” from one of his working notebooks.
- John Keats’s working draft for the ode “To autumn.”
- Peterloo Massacre penny pamphlet distributed to protest armed militia’s brutal suppression of a peaceful protest by men, women, and children seeking political representation.
- Work by contemporaries such as Olaudah Equiano, José María Heredia, and Melesina Trench.
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat & Sun CLOSED
Harvard ID required
Amy Lowell Room, 2nd Floor