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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
January 27 – March 18 – Jane Austen begins but abandons the novel ("Three Brothers"). Sanditon 
February 12 – Junius Brutus Booth makes his stage debut in a title role in Shakespeare's at the Richard III Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London. 
February 20 – Junius Brutus Booth as Iago plays opposite Edmund Kean in the title role of at the Othello Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London. 
April 1 – is launched as the Blackwood's Magazine . In October the publisher, Edinburgh Monthly Magazine William Blackwood, relaunches it as Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.
August 6 – Gas lighting is introduced on stage in London's West End theatre by The English Opera House (extended to the auditorium on September 8). On September 6 it is introduced at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (where it is already installed in the auditorium and foyer) and the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden (as a demonstration). 
December 18 – 20 – William Hone successfully defends himself in a London court on charges arising from his publication of political satires.
December 28 – English painter Benjamin Haydon introduces John Keats to William Wordsworth and Charles Lamb at a dinner in London to celebrate progress on his painting Christ's Entry into Jerusalem (in which all feature). 
December 31 – Walter Scott's historical novel , written from this Spring, is published anonymously by Rob Roy Archibald Constable in Edinburgh while a shipload is carried from Leith to London for simultaneous publication there by Longman.  December – Publication together of
Jane Austen's first and last completed novels, respectively and Northanger Abbey , by Persuasion John Murray in London (dated 1818), six months after the author's death at Winchester. Her brother Henry Austen contributes a biographical note which for the first time publicly identifies her as the author of all her (previously anonymous) novels. J. & J. Harper publishing house is founded in New York City by James Harper and his brother John. New books Edit References Edit
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