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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1731.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1728
1729
1730
1731
1732
1733
1734

Contents

EventsEdit

New booksEdit

ProseEdit

  • Thomas BayesDivine Benevolence
  • Samuel BoyseTranslations and Poems Written on Several Subjects
  • Ralph CudworthA Treatise Concerning Eternal and Immutable Morality (posthumous)
  • Robert Dodsley
    • An Epistle from a Footman in London to the Celebrated Stephen Duck
    • A Sketch of the Miseries of Poverty
  • Aaron HillAdvice to the Poets
  • Marie HuberLe Monde fou préféré au monde sage, en vingt-quatre promenades de trois amis, Criton philosophe, Philon avocat, Eraste négociant (The world unmask'd: or, The philosopher the greatest cheat; in twenty-four dialogues between Crito a philosopher, Philo a lawyer, and Erastus, a merchant)
  • Madame de La FayetteMemoires de la Cour de France
  • William LawThe Case of Reason
  • Pierre de MarivauxLa Vie de Marianne (The Life of Marianne), part one
  • William OldysA Dissertation Upon Pamphlets
  • Arabella PlantinLove Led Astray (Or, the Mutual Inconstancy)
  • Alexander PopeAn Epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington (also Epistle to Burlington, and to contemporaries as Of False Taste)
  • Abbé Prévost
    • Manon Lescaut
    • Le Philosophe anglais, ou Histoire de Monsieur Cleveland, fils naturel de Cromwell (The Life and Entertaining Adventures of Mr. Cleveland, Natural Son of Oliver Cromwell)
  • Elizabeth RoweLetters Moral and Entertaining
  • Jean TerrassonLife of Sethos
  • Jethro TullThe New Horse-Houghing Husbandry, or, An essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation wherein is shewn, a method of introducing a sort of vineyard-culture into the corn-fields, to increase their product, and diminish the common expence, by the use of instruments lately invented by Jethro Tull
  • Diego de Torres VillarroelBarca de Aqueronte

DramaEdit

PoetryEdit

  • Nicholas Amhurst (as Caleb D'Anvers) – A Collection of Poems
  • Jeremy Jingle (pseudonym) – Spiritual Fornication A burlesque poem. Wherein the case of Miss Cadiere and Father Girard are merrily display'd
  • Joseph TrappThe Works of Virgil

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timeline: Literature". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 2009-01-14.
  2. ^ Liu, Wu-Chi (1953). "The Original Orphan of China". Comparative Literature. 5 (3): 201. JSTOR 1768912.
  3. ^ Westminster Abbey: Freke sisters