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Poetry and Psychoanalysis: Keats and Negative Capability
Wed 17 May 2017, 19:00 – 20:30 BST
Keats thought an important quality of a poet was ‘negative capability’ – the ability to tolerate what is uncertain or doubtful without irritably rushing for an answer. Dr Margot Waddell, psychoanalyst, and Dr Toni Griffiths, trustee of the Keats Foundation, explore how Keats’s insight has influenced the field of psychoanalysis.