1633 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1633.


New books[edit]


  • William AlabasterEcce sponsus venit
  • "Henry van Etten" (pseudonym for Jean Leurechon) – Mathematical Recreations
  • Fulke GrevilleCertain Learned and Elegant Works (containing the closet dramas Alaham and Mustapha)
  • Thomas Stafford (ed.) – Pacata Hibernia: Ireland appeased and reduced, or, An historie of the late warres of Ireland, especially within the province of Mounster, under the government of Sir George Carew, knight[1]



  • Abraham CowleyPoetical Blossoms
  • John Donne (posthumous) – Poems, by J.D., the first collected edition
  • Phineas FletcherThe Purple Island, or the Isle of Man
  • George Herbert (posthumous) – The Temple: Sacred poems and private ejaculations, the first collected edition




  1. ^ Peter Sherlock, "Stafford, Sir Thomas (d. 1655)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, UK: OUP, 2004) Retrieved 29 May 2017, pay-walled.
  2. ^ William Thomas Lowndes: The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature. Volume II, p. 1942 (1834).
  3. ^ Mills, Laurens Joseph (1944). Peter Hausted, Playwright, Poet, Preacher. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 
  4. ^ Forsythe, Robert Stanley (1914). The Relations of Shirley's Plays to the Elizabethan Drama. New York: Columbia University Press.