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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature



Works publishedEdit

  • Elizabeth Bradford and William Bradford write prefatory poems for Benjamin Keach's War with the Devil, Colonial America[1]
  • Samuel Cobb, Poems on Several Occasions[2]
  • Benjamin Colman, "A Poem on Elijah's Translation, occasioned by the death of Rev. Samuel Willard", delivered as a sermon at Willard's funeral, the longest of Colman's poems; English Colonial America[3]
  • John Pomfret, Quae Rara, Chara: A poem on Panthea's confinement[2]
  • Charles Sedley, The Poetical Works[4]
  • Nahum Tate, The Triumph of Union[2]
  • Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, the first of many editions throughout the 18th century and afterward[2]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable the Late Earls of Rochester And Roscommon. With The Memoirs of the Life and Character of the late Earl of Rochester, in a Letter to the Dutchess of Mazarine. By Mons. St. Evremont, London: Printed & sold by B. Bragge; second edition in the same year, London: Printed for Edmund Curll (third edition, 1709)[5]


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


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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West, Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History, Oxford University Press US, 1996 ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6, retrieved via Google Books on February 7, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ a b Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: : America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7, retrieved via Google Books
  4. ^ Sitter, John, editor, The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry, "Chronology", p xiv, (2001) Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-65885-0
  5. ^ Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived 2009-05-02 at WebCite 2009-05-02.
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto