One of the stalwarts of the Romanticism Movement in 19th century English poetry, Keats was known for his odes, such as ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’ and more.
Shelley was a contemporary and confidante of John Keats, and a major poet in the romantics wave.
Wordsworth, whose ‘Daffodils’ we have all studied in school, is perhaps the best known romantic poet of the lot.
The poet laureate during much of Queen Victoria’s reign, Alfred was a master of short lyric as well as narrative poetry.
‘To see the world in grain of sand // And heaven in a wildflower // Hold infinity in the palm of your hand // And eternity in an hour’ is a timeless verse composed by the prolific Blake.
John Milton is credited to the brilliant English epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’. In this he recounts the Biblical story of the fall of man, and temptation of the devil via the snake.
Byron was one of the leading poets of the Romantics movement. He has to his name long narrative poems such as ‘Don Juan’ and ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’.
Rosetti is one of the most famous women poets of all times, known for her work in romantic, children’s and devotional poetry.
Wife of Robert Browning, Elizabeth’s prolific literary career encompasses her famous work ‘Sonnets from the Portuguese’.
Robert was a prolific poet in his own right. His major works (volumes) include ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’, ‘Men and Women’, ‘Bells and Pomegranates’ and several more.