1639 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1639.

List of years in literature (table)


New booksEdit


  • Jean du Vergier de HauranneThéologie familière, ou Instruction de ce que le Chrétien doit croire et faire en cette vie pour être sauvé
  • Francisco de QuevedoLa isla de los monopantos
  • Jan Marek MarciDe proportione motus seu regula sphygmica
  • Friedrich SpanheimCommentaire historique de la vie et de la mort de . . Christofle Vicomte de Dohna
  • Henry Spelman (ed.) – Concilia, Decreta, Leges, Constitutiones in re Ecclesiarum Orbis Britannici (3 vols, containing many forgeries)[4]



  • Richard CorbetCertain Elegant Poems
  • John Clarke – Paroemiologia ("Early to bed and early to rise...")
  • Henry GlapthornePoems, including a series addressed to "Lucinda"
  • Francis QuarlesMemorials Upon the Death of Sir Robert Quarles, Knight




  1. ^ Great Inventors. Sura Books. p. 16. ISBN 978-81-7478-595-4.
  2. ^ Germán Bleiberg; Maureen Ihrie; Janet Pérez (1993). Dictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 1330. ISBN 978-0-313-28732-9.
  3. ^ Thomas Heywood (1874). The golden age. 1611. The silver age. 1613. The brazen age. 1613. The first and second parts of the iron age. 1632. J. Pearson. p. 443.
  4. ^ "Myths of the Early British Church". Fakes, Lies, and Forgeries: Rare Books and Manuscripts from the Arthur and Janet Freeman Bibliotheca Fictiva Collection. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Libraries. 2014. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  5. ^ Leslie Stephen; Sir Sidney Lee (1893). DNB. Smith, Elder, & Company.
  6. ^ Samuel Warren (1855). Miscellanies, critical, imaginative, and juridical (1855). W. Blackwood. p. 361.