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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature


  • Le Mercure galant was founded in France by Donneau de Visé (who ran the paper until his death in 1710). The periodical initially contained only political news, but soon featured occasional verse, light fiction and gossipy letters.[1]

Works publishedEdit

  • Anonymous, Westminster Drollery, The Second Part, first part 1671[2]
  • A Collection of Poems, Written upon several Occasions, By Several Persons. Never before in Print, includes poems attributed to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, London: Hobart Kemp[3]
  • John Phillips, translation, 'Maronides or, Virgil Travestie[2]



Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ France, Peter, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, p 520, New York: Oxford University Press (1995) ISBN 0-19-866125-8
  2. ^ a b Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)"at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived May 2, 2009, at WebCite 2009-05-02.
  4. ^ Stavans, Ilan, editor, The Scroll and the Cross: 1,000 Years of Jewish-Hispanic Literature, an anthology, p 136, Routledge, 2003, retrieved July 15, 2009
  5. ^ Clark, Alexander Frederick Bruce, Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England (1660-1830), p 23, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  6. ^ Trent, William P. and Wells, Benjamin W., Colonial Prose and Poetry: The Transplanting of Culture 1607-1650, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1903 edition, pp 269-271