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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1840.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1837
1838
1839
1840
1841
1842
1843

Contents

EventsEdit

New booksEdit

FictionEdit

ChildrenEdit

DramaEdit

PoetryEdit

Non-fictionEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^   One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainRines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Reuter, Fritz" . Encyclopedia Americana.
  2. ^ Sutherland, John (2012). The Dickens Dictionary. London: Icon. pp. 67–71. ISBN 978-184831-391-0. Thackeray writes the experience up as "Going to See a Man Hanged" in this month's issue of Fraser's Magazine (22: 150-158; repr. in The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (1869) (London: Smith, Elder & Co.) 15:386); Dickens in The Daily News in February 1846.
  3. ^ Klinefelter, Walter (1942). The Fortsas Bibliohoax. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale.
  4. ^ Smith, George Gregory (1893). "Martin, William (1801-1867)" . In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 36. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 302.
  5. ^ Hauge, Ingard (1975). "Poetisk realisme og nasjonalromantikk". In Beyer, Edvard (ed.). Norges Litteraturhistorie (in Norwegian). 2. Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 318–325.