1701 in poetry

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In literature

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Works published[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

  • Mary Chudleigh The Ladies Defence; or, The Bride-woman's Counsellor Answer'd[1]
  • Daniel Defoe, The True-born Englishman: A satyr, published anonymously this year, but dated "1700"; inspired by John Tutchin's The Foreigners (1700), and answered by Tuchin (anonymously) in his The Apostates, this year; Defoe's poem also resulted in many other responses, adaptations and attacks[1]
  • John Dennis, Advancement and Reformation of Modern Poetry (criticism)[2]
  • John Dryden, Poems on Various Occasions; and Translations from Several Authors (posthumous)[1]
  • Charles Gildon, A New Miscellany of Original Poems (anthology), includes "The Spleen" and other poems by Anne Finch, countess of Winchilsea[1]
  • Cotton Mather, Consolations, English, Colonial America (Massachusetts)[3]
  • John Philips:
    • The Splendid Shilling
    • The Sylvan Dream; or, The Mourning Muses, published anonymously, usually attributed to Philips[1]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Poems on Several Occasions. By the R. H. the E. of R., London: Printed for A. T.[4]



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


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h 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, p 4, New York: Columbia University Press, 1911, retrieved via Google Books on February 11, 2010
  3. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: : America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7, retrieved via Google Books