1676 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1673
1674
1675
1676
1677
1678
1679

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

  • Thomas Hobbes, translator, Homer's Iliads in English: To which may be added Homer's Odysses (Hobbes's translation of the Odyssey was published in 1675)[1]
  • Benjamin Tompson, New Englands Crisis. Or a Brief Narrative, of New-Englands Lamentable Estate at Present [...], reprinted for the most part in New-England's Tears for Her Present Miseries, also published this year; English Colonial America[2]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester:
    • A New Collection of the Choicest Songs, including "While on those lovely looks I gaze," by John Wilmot, London[3]
    • year uncertain – Corydon and Cloris or, The Wanton Sheepherdess, a broadside, London[3]

Other[edit]

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. ^ Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ a b Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. ^ a b Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived 2009-05-02 at WebCite 2009-05-02.