1640 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1640.

List of years in literature (table)


New booksEdit

New dramaEdit



Uncertain dates



  1. ^ D.O. Hunter-Blair incorrectly describes the Arte as a grammar of the language spoken in Canara, a district on the Malabar coast; see "Thomas Stephen Buston". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. The Catholic Encyclopedia has another article on Thomas Stephens, under "Thomas Stephens".
  2. ^ "BBC - History - Aphra Behn". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  3. ^ Elizabeth L. Ewan; Sue Innes; Sian Reynolds; Rose Pipes (27 June 2007). Biographical Dictionary of ScottishWomen. Edinburgh University Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-7486-2660-1.