1830 in poetry

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature



United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

  • Sarah Josepha Hale, Poems for Our Children, written at Lowell Mason's request; includes "Mary's Lamb", with the verse "Mary Had a Little Lamb"; this poem and some others would be reprinted in McGuffy Readers and in various anthologies many times, without credit given to the author[1]
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, "Old Ironsides", written after the author becomes angry that the USS Constitution, a navy ship that had seen service in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 was to be scrapped; first published in the Boston Daily Advertiser and reprinted nationwide, the poem saved the ship from destruction.[1]
  • George Pope Morris, "Woodman, Spare That Tree!", a popular poem praised by Edgar Allan Poe, who described it as a work "of which any poet, living or dead, might justly be proud"; first published in the New York Mirror and later included in The Deserted Bride and Other Poems in 1838; frequently published in schoolbooks and reprinted in support of conservation efforts[1]
  • William Gilmore Simms, Tricolor, or Three Days of Blood in Paris[4]

Other in EnglishEdit

Works published in other languagesEdit

French languageEdit

French CanadaEdit

  • Michel Bibaud, Épitres, satires, chansons, épigrammes et autres pièces de vers; French language;[2] Montreal: Ludger Duvernay, a l'Imprimerie de Minerve, the first book of French poetry published in Canada



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See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009. Archived 2009-09-11.
  2. ^ a b Story, Noah, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature, "Poetry in French" article, pp 651-654, Oxford University Press, 1967
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
  4. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Simms, William Gilmore" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 25 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 123–124.
  5. ^ Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India (Google books link), Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008 ("(David McCutchion points out the first volume of poetry in English came out even before these poets made their mark, citing Shair and other Poems [1830] by Kasiprasad Ghose [McCutchion, 1969])
  6. ^ Kidd, Adam, The Huron Chief, and Other Poems, title page, retrieved via Google Books on February 8, 2009
  7. ^ a b Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0-14-042385-3