This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
Maria Edgeworth's first extended work of fiction, ("an Hibernian Tale: Taken from Facts, and from the Manners of the Irish Squires, Before the Year 1782"), is published anonymously in London, variously regarded as the first Castle Rackrent historical novel, the first regional novel in English, the first Anglo-Irish novel, the first Big House novel, the first saga novel and the first with an unreliable narrator. 
January 10 – The Serampore Mission and Press is established in Serampore (now part of West Bengal) India by Baptist missionaries Joshua Marshman and William Ward. The press will grow into the largest in Asia, printing books in nearly every Indian language.  March – English "ploughboy poet"
Robert Bloomfield's The Farmer's Boy is published with engravings by Thomas Bewick, selling over 25,000 copies in the next two years, with 15 editions by 1827 and a number of translations.  
April 24 – The United States establishes the Library of Congress.
June 14 – Friedrich Schiller's historical drama has its première in Mary Stuart Weimar.
October 3 – William and Dorothy Wordsworth, walking near Grasmere in the English Lake District, encounter a leech gatherer who inspires his poem " Resolution and Independence", first written 18 months later.  William Blake begins three years' residence in a cottage at Felpham in Sussex to illustrate the works of William Hayley; here he begins work on his poem . Milton New books Edit
François Guillaume Ducray-Duminil
Les Petits orphelins du hameau (The young orphans from the hamlet) Paul, ou la Ferme abandonnée (Paul or the abandoned farmstead) Edward Augustus Kendall
The Swallow: a fiction interspersed with poetry The Stories of Senex; or little histories of little people
Non-fiction Edit References Edit
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Castle Rackrent". Oxford University Press.
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A History of Indian Literature: Western Impact, Indian Response, 1800–1910. Sahitya Akademi, 2006. Retrieved via Google Books, July 16, 2009.
Kaloustian, David (2004). "Bloomfield, Robert (1766–1823)". (Online ed.). Oxford University Press Oxford Dictionary of National Biography . Retrieved . 2012-03-04 (subscription or UK public library membership required)
Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN . 0-19-860634-6
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen (2011). "3 October". Love, Sex, Death & Words: Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature. London: Icon. pp. 375–6. ISBN . 978-184831-247-0