STUDI E RICERCHE: Il sogno del pensiero, la rivelazione dei sensi: l’ Ode sull’ Indolenza di John Keats

Audrey Taschini

In contrast with the dominant ideology of its time, which exalted profit and productivity, Keats's Ode on Indolence elevates contemplation as the most desirable condition for humanity. This essay is a close analysis of the text, with a particular focus on the role of nature in Keats's poetic work.