Publications

Love Is My Religion: Keats On Love

€10

Edited and Introduced by Duncan Wu, with a Preface by Bob Geldof 

Published on 14 February 2018, this elegant 230-page paperback has been edited by Duncan Wu, Raymond Wagner Professor of Literary Studies at Georgetown University and a long-standing Trustee of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. The edition includes some of the most beautiful love poems written by the poet, along with a generous selection of letters addressed to his fiancée Fanny Brawne.

It features a preface by celebrated rock legend and activist Bob Geldof KBE, who has had a substantial interest in John Keats's poetry throughout his life.

Bob Geldof writes about his love of John Keats in the i newspaper.

All proceeds of this special book will go to the Keats-Shelley House in Rome, which receives no official funding from either Britain or Italy. The book will be available exclusively from our gift shop in Rome, or from our online gift shop (see below).

Friends of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association get a 30% discount on the full price of the book. Please write to info@ksh.roma.it for more information.

John Keats and Percy Shelley: Essential Poems

Edited and Introduced by Professor Duncan Wu with a Preface by Julian Sands

€10.00

Edited and Introduced by Professor Duncan Wu.

With a Preface by Julian Sands

On 2 December 2016, the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association published a new anthology: John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems.  

This 190-page handsome paperback has been edited by Duncan Wu, Raymond Wagner Professor of Literary Studies at Georgetown University and a long-standing Trustee of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. The edition includes some of the most beautiful poems ever written in the English language, along with illuminating new introductions to both poets provided by the editor.

It also features a preface by celebrated English actor Julian Sands, who played P. B. Shelley in Ken Russell's classic film Gothic.

Friends of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association get a 30% discount on the full price of the book. Please write to info@ksh.roma.it for more information.

Keats, Borges and the Nightingale

€10.00

A celebration of the Borges manuscript at the Keats-Shelley House, with an essay by Jason Wilson

This publication from the Keats-Shelley House Press offers a fascinating glimpse into the process by which Argentinian poet and writer Jorge Luis Borges developed his essay "The Nightingale of Keats".

The 66-page book contains a high-quality facsimile of the manuscript with transcription, Borges' essay, and an essay by Borges scholar Jason Wilson, Professor Emeritus at University College London; both essays are presented in both English and Italian.

Friends of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association get a 30% discount on the full price of the book. Please write to info@ksh.roma.it for more information.

Illustrating Keats: Images from the Poetry

€15.00

The Illustrating Keats exhibition catalogue contains the 22 full-colour reproductions of the images featured in the exhibition along with 10 exclusive images of alternate pages of the books. Accompanying texts by museum curator Giuseppe Albano and artist Nancy Watkins explore the relationship between Keats's textual art and the visual art it has inspired.

Friends of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association get a 30% discount on the full price of the Anthology. Please write to info@ksh.roma.it

RRPrice: €15.00. Keats and Italy can be ordered from our online gift shop: http://www.keats-shelley-house.org/en/shop/books

Immortal Bird

€8.50

'Nothing could be more characteristic of the Romantics
than their ability to see the world afresh. And this is nowhere more clearly
seen than in this selection of poems commemorating a small, little-seen bird,
which has an important place in mythology and literature: the
nightingale.'
From the introduction by Duncan Wu

This travel-sized collection of 22 poems chronicles the
conversation between the Romantic poets and the tiny bird which, for them,
spoke with the very voice of nature itself.

52 pp.

Price: € 8.50

The Happy Fireside

€8.50

Perfect for autumn and winter firesides and teacups, the latest exclusive publication from the Keats-Shelley House Press is the perfect gift for any animal lover to curl up with.  

The Happy Fireside assembles poetry about dogs and cats by poets of the Romantic period including Keats, Byron, Coleridge and Wordsworth, and also features the essay Keats and Cats by renowned Keats biographer, Robert Gittings. 

With 27 poems about these domestic companions selected and introduced by Duncan Wu, this unique collection brings the Romantic mind hearth-side in a intimate and cozy read.

80 pp.

The Keats-Shelley House: A Guide

€4

This booklet provides a room by room description of the permanent collection of the Keats-Shelley House, Rome. Complete with images of selected items in the collection and suggested further reading.

‘Spellbound by Rome’: Catalogue

€18.30

An 150 page illustrated catalogue to accompany the exhibition 'Spellbound by Rome, the Anglo-American community in Rome (1890-1914) and the founding of the Keats-Shelley House'.
Includes 8 essays and the catalogue of works on display.

In English and Italian.

Keats and Italy: A History of the Keats-Shelley House in Rome

€10.00

This publication, spanning the better part of 300 years, is a book on the history of Keats in Italy and the Museum that commemorates his life.
It includes an account of the founding of the Museum, an essay on the architectural history of the building and one about the influence of Italy on Keats, as well as a comprehensive record of the collection itself.

RRPrice: €10.00. Keats and Italy can be ordered from our online gift shop: http://www.keats-shelley-house.org/en/shop/books

La vita di John Keats

€12

An Italian translation of a text by Stephen Hebron with colour illustrations.