This booklet tackles the age-old interpretative challenge of 'pleasure' in Keat's poetry by means of putting him within the context of the liberal, leisured and lush tradition of Hunt's circle. tough the traditional narrative which characteristic Keat's remarkable poetic improvement to his separation from Hunt, the writer cogently argues that Keats, profoundly imbued with Hunt's bourgeois ethic and aesthetic, remained a poet of sensuous excitement via to the top of his brief profession.
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