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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature

Events edit

  • William Wordsworth writes "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud", inspired by an incident on April 15, 1802, in which Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy, came across a "long belt" of daffodils. The poem will be first published in 1807 and published in revised form in 1815. It is titled "The Daffodils" in some anthologies.

Works published edit

United Kingdom edit

United States edit

  • Thomas Green Fessenden, Original Poems, collected from the author's submissions to newspapers, mostly literary and anti-Jacobin satires; the book is popular, especially one poem in it, "The Country Lovers"[2]
  • David Humphreys, The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys, Late Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of America to the Court of Madrid, New York: T. and J. Swords[3]
  • Susanna Haswell Rowson, Miscellaneous Poems; by Susanna Rowson, Preceptress of The Ladies' Academy, Newton, Mass., Boston: Gilbert and Dean;[3] the author's second and final collection, including songs set to music and longer patriotic pieces; a popular volume which never received critical approval[2]
  • year uncertain – John Williams, published under the pen name "Anthony Pasquin", The Hamiltoniad: or, An extinguisher for the royal faction of New-England. With copious notes, illustrative, biographical, philosophical, critical, admonitory, and political; being intended as a high-heeled shoe for all limping republicans, Boston, Massachusetts: "Sold for the Author at The Independent Chronicle Office"[4] Irish-born poet at this time living in the United States; a harsh satire attacking Alexander Hamilton and the Federalistrs; divided into three cantos, with extensive footnotes, including French and Latin quotations and snippets of correspondence between Hamilton and Aaron Burr[2]

Births edit

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths edit

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See also edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Michael Cox (2004). Cox, Michael (ed.). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
  2. ^ a b c Daniel Burt (2004). "The" Chronology of American Literature: America's Literary Achievements from the Colonial Era to Modern Times. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7.
  3. ^ a b c Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  4. ^ Google cache of University of New Brunswick online catalogue page, retrieved February 10, 2009
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto