1675 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1672
1673
1674
1675
1676
1677
1678

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

English[edit]

  • Charles Cotton:
    • Burlesque upon Burlesque; or, The Scoffer Scoft, published anonymously[1]
    • The Scoffer Scoft, the second part of the above Burlesque [...][1]
  • Thomas Hobbes, translator, The Odyssey of Homer (the author's translation of the Iliad was published in 1676)[1]
  • Richard Leigh, Poems, upon Several Occasions, and, to Several Persons[1]
  • Edward Phillips, editorTheatrum Poetarum; or, A Compleat Collection of the Poets of all Ages[1]

Other[edit]

  • René Le Bossu, Traité du Poeme Epique, a systematic description of epic poetry, based on Aristotle; the book was very favorably received; criticism, France[2]

Births[edit]

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths[edit]

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Paul, Harry Gilbert, John Dennis: his life and criticism, page 159, New York: Columbia University Press, 1911, retrieved via Google Books on February 11, 2010