The World’s Best English Epic Poetry – Keats’ Endymion

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The world’s best English epic and narrative poetry includes Keats’ Endymion. In this beautiful re-telling of the Endymion / Selena myth: Endymion – the shepherd prince – pursues his beloved Cynthia throughout the worlds, hoping to at last win her as his bride.

  • What dangers must Endymion overcome as he journeys over earth, undersea, and through the underworld – to see his beloved again?
  • Even should Endymion see his Cynthia once more – how can any but the most transitory bliss be possible between a short-lived mortal and an immortal goddess?

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