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

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EventsEdit

Dr Johnson - Dictionary writerBoswell - BiographerSir Joshua Reynolds - HostDavid Garrick - actorEdmund Burke - statesmanPasqual Paoli - Corsican independentCharles Burney - music historianThomas Warton - poet laureateOliver Goldsmith - writerprob.The Infant Academy 1782unknown paintingAn unknown portraitservant - poss. Dr Johnson's hierUse button to enlarge or use hyperlinks 
A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds, painted this year. The scene shows the friends of Reynolds, including poets Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith and Thomas Warton - many of whom were members of "The Club" (use cursor to identify).

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BirthsEdit

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DeathsEdit

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See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Ainger, Alfred (1903). Crabbe. New York: Macmillan, pp. 31-32.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ a b c d Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  4. ^ Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328