John Keats: his time in Winchester and ‘Ode to Autumn’
Free public lecture by renowned author, Professor Sir Jonathan Bate.
Professor Sir Jonathan Bate: the internationally renowned critic and broadcaster, currently Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, and Professor of English at Oxford University, reflects on the 200th anniversary of Keats’ composition of his ‘Ode to Autumn’ in Winchester. Sir Jonathan will discuss Keats’ life and work, as well as one of his best known poems. This is a unique chance to hear the youngest scholar ever to be knighted for services to English Literature. There will also be exclusive access to a new exhibition on the poet and 19th century Winchester in the school’s Treasury museum in the hour before the lecture.
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