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Questions related to the American science fiction and horror writer Dan Simmons (born 1948) and his works.

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Was Dan Simmons' Hyperion Cantos based on the story beats of the same Keats poems?

I've read Dan Simmons' Hyperion Cantos, composed of the books Hyperion, Fall of Hyperion, Endymion, and Rise of Endymion. The series pays considerable homage to the life and works of the 1800s poet ...
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What event is being referenced in the acknowledgements section of The Rise of Endymion?

In the French edition (Pocket) of The Rise of Endymion, written by Dan Simmons, the acknowledgements section refers to Jeff Orr with the following (my translation): Jeff Orr, extraordinaire ...
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Is there any deep connection between Hyperion (the sci-fi novel) and Hyperion (the poem)? [duplicate]

Hyperion is a sci-fi classic by Dan Simmons which takes its name from the poem by John Keats of the same name. The novel makes multiple references to the poem by Keats and actually Keats is even a ...
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Origin of quote about the manipulation of words in Dan Simmons' "Hyperion"

In Hyperion (or The Fall of Hyperion, can't remember), from Simmons, Martin Silenus (the poet) uses a quote during his story. I am not sure if this is a quote from Keats (can't find anything related), ...
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