1527 in poetry

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Works published[edit]

  • Pietro Aretino, Sonetti Lussuriosi ("Sonnets of lust" or "Aretino's Postures"), to accompany an edition of Raimondi's erotic engravings, I Modi, Italy
  • John Skelton, Skelton Laureate Agaynste a Comely Coystrowne, publication year uncertain; also contains "Upon a Dead Man's Head" and "Womanhood, Wanton ye want", England[1]
  • Gian Travers, Chianzun dalla guerra dagl Chiaste da Müs, Putèr variety of Romansh language, Switzerland
  • Marco Girolamo Vida, also known as "Hieronymus Vida", Italy:
    • De arte poetica ("The Art of Poetry"), tract on poetic theory[2] partly inspired by Horace[3]
    • Scacchia, Ludus ("The Game of Chess"), about the creation of chess as a way for the mythological Greek god Mercury to win over Caissa; involves a chess game between Apollo and Mercury in the presence of the other gods; a 658-line poem in Virgilian hexameters, translated into many languages over the centuries (an unauthorized, 742-line version appears in 1525 with some different names; in 1763 the English author and poet Sir William Jones publishes another chess poem involving the characters of Mercury and Caissa)


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See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  2. ^ Kurian, George Thomas (2003). Timetables of World Literature. New York: Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0-8160-4197-0. 
  3. ^ Preminger, Alex; Brogan, T. V. F.; et al. (1993). The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications.