1781 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1781.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1778
1779
1780
1781
1782
1783
1784

EventsEdit

  • March 27George Crabbe writes to Edmund Burke, enclosing examples of his work.[1] The outcome is the publication of Crabbe's poem The Library.[2]
  • August 5 – Antonín Strnad completes an inventory of the contents of the Clementinum in Prague, which becomes a national library.[3]
  • unknown dateRudolf Erich Raspe (anonymously) publishes "M-h-s-nsche Geschichten" ("M-h-s-n Stories") in the Berlin humor magazine Vade mecum für lustige Leute ("Handbook for Fun-loving People"), the first appearance of Baron Munchausen in fiction.[4]

New booksEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edmund Burke (1852). The Works and Correspondence Of...Edmund Burke. F. & J. Rivington. p. 472.
  2. ^ Ainger, Alfred (1903). Crabbe. New York: Macmillan. pp. 31–32.
  3. ^ Zdislav Šíma (2001). Astronomie a Klementinum. Národní knihovna České republiky. p. 94. ISBN 978-80-7050-386-7.
  4. ^ Blamires, David (2009). "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen". Telling Tales: The Impact of Germany on English Children's Books 1780–1918. OBP collection. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. pp. 8–21. ISBN 9781906924119.
  5. ^ Philip L. Astuto (2003), Eugenio Espejo (1747–1795), Reformador ecuatoriano de la Ilustración. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana. p. 82. ISBN 9978-92-241-5.
  6. ^ "Manuscripts and Rare Printed Works of Hannah More (1745–1833) and her circle from the Clark Library, Los Angeles". Women, Morality And Advice Literature. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  7. ^ Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Arnim, Ludwig Joachim von" . New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
  8. ^ Eva R. Trautmann; Adelbert von Chamisso (1986). The Alaska diary of Adelbert von Chamisso, naturalist on the Kotzebue voyage, 1815-1818. Cook Inlet Historical Society. p. 1.
  9. ^ "Utterson, Sarah Elizabeth, 1781-1851". Library of Congress.
  10. ^ Linda J. Turzynski, "Lucy Aikin." Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Children's Writers, 1800–1880. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc, 1996
  11. ^ Leonard, Irving A. (1954). "Andrés Bello (1781-1865), National Hero". The Hispanic American Historical Review. 34 (4): 502–505. doi:10.2307/2509082. ISSN 0018-2168. JSTOR 2509082.
  12. ^ Karl Goedeke (1875). "Ahlefeldt, Charlotte von". Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (in German). Vol. 1. p. 160.
  13. ^ Yasukata, Toshimasa (2002). Lessing's philosophy of religion and the German enlightenment: Lessing on Christianity and reason. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. p. 118. ISBN 9780198033103.
  14. ^ Lauritz Nielsen. "A. H. Godiche". Dansk Biografisk Leksikon, Gyldendal. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  15. ^   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Capell, Edward". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 249.
  16. ^ "Johannes Ewald". Illustreret dansk Literaturhistorie. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  17. ^ Antiquities in Leicestershire. Kraus Reprint Company. 1968. p. 464.
  18. ^ Klemme, Heiner (2016). The Bloomsbury dictionary of eighteenth-century German philosophers. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. p. 189. ISBN 9781474255981.
  19. ^   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Götz, Johann Nikolaus". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.