Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  8 (1859–60), 353–57.

Poets: their Lives, Songs, and Homes: John Keats  [11/11]



Essay, Serial


Medical Practitioners, Education, Medical Treatment, Disease, Surgery

    Notes John Keats's apprenticeship to Mr Hammond, an Edmonton surgeon, and his rapidly growing desire to cultivate his poetic skills rather than a medical career. Keats used his 'surgical knowledge' to diagnose his consumptive state and James Clark attended the poet 'throughout his fatal illness' (357).

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