1778 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1778.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1775
1776
1777
1778
1779
1780
1781

EventsEdit

New booksEdit

FictionEdit

ChildrenEdit

  • Mrs. Barbauld
    • Lessons for Children of Two to Three[6]
    • Lessons for Children of Three (two parts, a fourth book, for four-year-olds, in 1779)

DramaEdit

PoetryEdit

Non-fictionEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Kelly, Gary. "Scott, Sarah (1720–1795)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford UP, 2004.
  3. ^ Dalrymple, William (2004). White Mughals: love and betrayal in eighteenth-century India. Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0-14-200412-8. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link).
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  5. ^ George Saintsbury (1907). Periods of European Literature. C. Scribner's sons. p. 487.
  6. ^ Tamara S. Wagner (28 May 2020). The Victorian Baby in Print: Infancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture. Oxford University Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-19-885801-0.
  7. ^ Country Life. Country Life, Limited. 2009. p. 124.
  8. ^ Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (March 2004). Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume IV. The Minerva Group, Inc. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-4102-1336-5.
  9. ^ William Stewart (2007). British and Irish Poets: A Biographical Dictionary, 449-2006. McFarland. p. 296. ISBN 978-0-7864-2891-5.
  10. ^ Francesco Flamini (1907). A History of Italian Literature (1265-1907). National Alumni. p. 306.
  11. ^ John Arthur Garraty; Mark Christopher Carnes (1999). American National Biography. Oxford University Press. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-19-512799-7.
  12. ^ The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. Appleton. 1867. p. 37.
  13. ^ Lawrence M. Lande (1957). Old Lamps Aglow: An Appreciation of Early Canadian Poetry. Christian Brothers. p. 261.
  14. ^ Alexander IRELAND (1868). List of the writings of William Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt, chronologically arranged, with notes ... p. 46.
  15. ^ Gail Morin (2001). Métis Families: Mainville to Pruden. Quintin Publications. p. 479. ISBN 978-1-58211-412-5.
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  17. ^ Henry Joseph Monck Mason (1999). Essay on the Antiquity and Constitution of Parliaments in Ireland. Gaunt. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-56169-554-6.
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  21. ^ The Men of the Time: Or, Sketches of Living Notables ... Redfield. 1852. p. 72.
  22. ^ Royle, Trevor (2012). The Mainstream Companion to Scottish Literature. Random House. p. 92. ISBN 9781780574196.
  23. ^ Franklin Henry Hooper (1937). The Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia britannica Company, Limited. p. 845.
  24. ^ Ivan Katchanovski; Zenon E. Kohut; Bohdan Y. Nebesio; Myroslav Yurkevich (11 July 2013). Historical Dictionary of Ukraine. Scarecrow Press. p. 298. ISBN 978-0-8108-7847-1.
  25. ^ Tony Copsey (2000). Suffolk Writers from the Beginning Until 1800: A Catalogue of Suffolk Authors with Some Account of Their Lives and a List of Their Writings. Book Company. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-9522970-1-7.
  26. ^ Albert Edward Wilson (1946). Pantomime Pageant: A Procession of Harlequins, Clowns, Comedians, Principal Boys, Pantomime-writers, Producers and Playgoers. S. Paul & Company Limited. p. 21.
  27. ^ Peter Gay, The Enlightenment – An Interpretation, Volume 2: The Science of Freedom, Wildwood House, London, 1973, pp. 88–89.
  28. ^ Charles Henry Dobinson (1969). Jean-Jacques Rousseau: His Thought and Its Relevance Today. Methuen. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-416-15210-4.
  29. ^ John Parker (1967). Who's who in the Theatre. Pitman. p. 1698.
  30. ^ Robert J. Morgan (October 2010). Near to the Heart of God: Meditations on 366 Best-Loved Hymns. Revell. p. 324. ISBN 978-0-8007-3395-7.
  31. ^ Edward Hasted (1782). The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent... author. p. 580.