1694 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1691
1692
1693
1694
1695
1696
1697

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

Events[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Joseph Addison, An Account of the Greatest English Poets[1]
  • Edmund Arwaker, An Epistle to Monsieur Boileau, inviting his Muse to forsake the French interest and celebrate the King of England, verse addressed to Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, reflecting the high esteem the French poet had in England at a time when the French government was considered a dangerous enemy[2][3]
  • Sir Thomas Pope Blount, De Re Poetica; or, Remarks upon Poetry, with Characters and Censures of the most considerable poets, whether Ancient or Modern, Extracted out of the Best and Choicest Critics , an anthology of criticism[4]
  • John Dryden and Jacob Tonson, editors, The Annual Miscellany: for the Year 1694, the fourth in a series published by Tonson from 1684–1709; sometimes referred to as "Dryden's third Miscellany or "Tonson's third Miscellany or just "the third Miscellany;[2] includes Dryden's translation from the original Latin of the third book of Virgil's Georgic[5]
  • Charles Gildon, editor, Chorus Poetarum; or, Poems on Several Occasions, an anthology including work by Aphra Behn, the Duke of Buckingham, Sir John Denham, Sir George Etherege and Andrew Marvell[2]
  • Charles Hopkins, Epistolary Poems[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. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p. 246, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  2. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ 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. 20, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  4. ^ 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 Clark, p. 16, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  5. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p. 100, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")