1736 in poetry

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


Works publishedEdit

William Hogarth's The Distrest Poet, likely inspired by Alexander Pope's The Dunciad, painted about this year

United KingdomEdit


  • Johann Jakob Bodmer, Brief-Wechsel von der Natur des poetischen Geschmackes ("Exchange of letters on the nature of poetic taste"), German-language, published in Switzerland, criticism


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


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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. ^ 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. ^ * Amacher, Richard E. (June 21, 2006). "William Dawson". In Flora, Joseph M.; Vogel, Amber (eds.). Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary. Louisiana State University Press. p. 100. ISBN 978-0807131237. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  5. ^ 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
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto