1540 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1540.


New books[edit]


De partu hominis


  • Tontada Siddhesavara – Shatsthala Jnanamrita[4]
  • Souterliedekens (Dutch metrical psalter dedicated to and perhaps compiled by Willem van Zuylen van Nijevelt)
  • Approximate year
    • Sir Thomas MoreLady Fortune[5]
    • Girolamo Schola – Capituli di M. Girolamo Schola sopra varii suggetti[6]



In literature[edit]


  1. ^ "The Press in Colonial America" (PDF). A Publisher’s History of American Magazines — Background and Beginnings. Retrieved 2013-08-22.
  2. ^ Weinberg, Bernard, ed. (1974). "Pierre de Ronsard". French Poetry of the Renaissance (5th ed.). Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press. p. 70. ISBN 0-8093-0135-0.
  3. ^ First printed book in English on obstetrics and first book published in England with engraved plates. Ballantyne, J. W. (October 1906). "The Byrth of Mankynde (Its Author and Editions)". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynæcology of the British Empire. 10 (4): 297–325. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.1906.tb12722.x. Retrieved 2012-02-06.
  4. ^ Sastri, K. A. Nilakanta (2002) [1955]. A history of South India from prehistoric times to the fall of Vijayanagar. New Delhi: Indian Branch, Oxford University Press. p. 362. ISBN 0-19-560686-8.
  5. ^ Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
  6. ^ "Poems on everyday things". Oxford: Bodleian Library. Archived from the original on 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
  7. ^ Preminger, Alex; Brogan, T. V. F.; et al. (1993). The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications.