1652 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1652.

Events[edit]

  • John Milton loses the last of his eyesight during the year.
  • A translation by Saiyid Aidarus of the Arabic religious poem "Hamziya" is the earliest known written example of Swahili literature.[1]

New books[edit]

Prose[edit]

Drama[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the scholar Jan Knappert.