1692 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1689
1690
1691
1692
1693
1694
1695

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

  • Richard Ames:
    • The Double Descent, published anonymously[1]
    • The Jacobite Conventicle, published anonymously[1]
    • Sylvia's Complaint, of Her Sexes Unhappiness, anonymous reply to Robert Gould's Love Given O're of 1682 (see also Sylvia's Revenge 1688)[1]
  • Richard Baxter, translator, Paraphrase on the Psalms of David[1]
  • John Crowne, translator, The Daeneids, translation of Le Lutrin from the original French of Boileau[2]
  • John Dennis, Poems in Burlesque, published anonymously[1]
  • John Dryden, Eleonora, an elegy in honor of the Countess of Abingdon, whom he'd never seen, written for a lucrative fee; one of Dryden's most easygoing critics, Sir Walter Scott, called it "totally deficient of interest", and Mark Van Doren described it as a "catalogue of female Christian virtues, virtues which Dryden was not much moved by. It suffers from a threadbare piety everywhere except at the end [...]"[3]
  • Thomas Fletcher, Poems on Several Occasions, and Translations,[1] in his preface, the author condemned rhyme in poetry[4]
  • Charles Gildon, editor, Miscellany Poems upon Several Occasions, anthology[1]
  • Matthew Prior, An Ode in Imitation of the Second Ode of the Third Book of Horace[1]
  • William Walsh, Letters and Poems, amorous and Gallant, published anonymously[1]

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 f g h i Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Clark, Alexander Frederick Bruce, Boileau+and+the+French+Classical+Critics+in+England&source=bl&ots=riSMnwEyAN&sig=vIZFHRatSiUEVSYrihbIOzCp4tA&hl=en&ei=XkJ3S_aHEMvf8QaOmOHDCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England (1660-1830), p 12, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  3. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 126, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  4. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 101, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")