1538 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)
  • 1535
  • 1536
  • 1537
  • 1538
  • 1539
  • 1540
  • 1541
  • This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1538.

    Events[edit]

    New books[edit]

    Prose[edit]

    Drama[edit]

    • John Bale
      • Kynge Johan, the earliest known English historical drama (in verse)
      • Three Laws of Nature, Moses and Christ, corrupted by the Sodomytes, Pharisees and Papystes most wicked
    • Georg WickramDer treue Eckart[1]

    Poetry[edit]

    Births[edit]

    Deaths[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Stober, A. (1866). J. Wickram. 
    2. ^ Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
    3. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Guarini, Giovanni Battista". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.