1792 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1792.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1789
1790
1791
1792
1793
1794
1795

EventsEdit

  • February 18Thomas Holcroft's the comedy The Road to Ruin is premièred at Covent Garden in London.[1]
  • July – Molière's body is exhumed for reburial in the Museum of French Monuments in Paris, having been originally buried in the ground reserved for unbaptised infants, because actors were not allowed to be buried on sacred ground.
  • September 29 – The Theatre Royal, Dumfries, opens as The Theatre. By the 21st century this will be the oldest working theatre in Scotland.

unknown dateHenry Walton Smith and his wife Anna set up a newsagent's business in London that will become the bookselling chain WHSmith.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John C. Greene (16 November 2011). Theatre in Dublin, 1745–1820: A Calendar of Performances. Lexington Books. p. 4499. ISBN 978-1-61146-119-0.
  2. ^ "Our Company: History 1792–1900". W H Smith PLC. 2008. Archived from the original on 27 June 2009. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  3. ^ Claude Reherd Flory (1936). Economic Criticism in American Fiction, 1792-1900 ... University of Pennsylvania. p. 35.
  4. ^ Library of Congress; American Library Association (1968). The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints: A Cumulative Author List Representing Library of Congress Printed Cards and Titles Reported by Other American Libraries. Mansell. p. 586. ISBN 978-0-7201-0003-7.
  5. ^ Cecilia Feilla (3 March 2016). The Sentimental Theater of the French Revolution. Routledge. p. 34. ISBN 978-1-317-01630-4.
  6. ^ Cyrus Adler; Solomon Schechter; Abraham Aaron Neuman; Solomon Zeitlin (1961). The Jewish Quarterly Review. Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning. p. 77.
  7. ^ "Mary Wollstonecraft | Biography, Works, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  8. ^ Lois H. Fisher (1980). A Literary Gazetteer of England. McGraw-Hill. p. 418. ISBN 978-0-07-021098-1.
  9. ^   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Anderdon, John Lavicount". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
  10. ^ George Saintsbury (13 August 2020). A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895). BoD – Books on Demand. p. 269. ISBN 978-3-7524-2531-4.
  11. ^ William Michael Rossetti (1886). Memoir of Percy Bysshe Shelley: (with New Preface). John Slark. p. 5.
  12. ^ Hugh Anderson. "Fawkner, John Pascoe (1792–1869)". John Pascoe Fawkner. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  13. ^ The New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly. New England Magazine Company. 1885. p. 184.
  14. ^ The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine. Houlston and Stonemen. 1867. p. 163.
  15. ^ Lias. Holland University Press. 1987. p. 268.
  16. ^ Don Michael Randel (1996). The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-674-37299-3.
  17. ^ John Rhodehamel (2001). The American Revolution: Writings from the War of Independence. Library of America. p. 816. ISBN 978-1-883011-91-8.
  18. ^ Konzett, Matthias (2015). Encyclopedia of German Literature. Routledge. p. 1357. ISBN 9781135941291. Retrieved 2019-03-24.
  19. ^ Trinquet, Charlotte. "Cazotte, Jacques". In Haase, Donald (ed.). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: A–F. Greenwood Publishing. pp. 170–171. ISBN 0-313-33441-2.
  20. ^ Samia I. Spencer (2005). Writers of the French Enlightenment. Thomson Gale. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-7876-8132-6.

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