1735 in poetry

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Works published[edit]

English Colonial America[edit]

  • James Logan (poet), ' 'Cato's Moral Distichs' ', a verse translation, printed by Benjamin Franklin, who called it the first translation of a classic work both created and printed in English Colonial America[1]
  • Jane Colman Turell (1708–1735), Reliquiate Turellae et Lachrymae Paternal, includes letters, diary extracts, short religious essays and pious verse (see Deaths section, below; reprinted 1741 as Memoirs of the Life and Death of the Pious and Ingenious Mrs. Jane Turell)[1][2]

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Joseph Addison, translator, The works of Anacreon translated into English verse with notes explanatory and poetical to which are added odes, fragments, and epigrams of Sappho with the original Greek plac’d opposite to the translation by Mr. Addison, London: Printed by John Watts[3]
  • Jane Brereton, Merlin, published anonymously "By a lady"[4]
  • Henry Brooke, Universal Beauty[4]
  • Robert Dodsley, Beauty; or, The Art of Charming, published anonymously[4]
  • John Hughes, Poems on Several Occasions[4]
  • Hildebrand Jacob:
    • Brutus the Trojan, Founder of the British Empire[4]
    • The Works of Hildebrand Jacob[4]
  • Samuel Johnson, translator, A Voyage to Abyssinia, translated from Jeronymo Lobo[4]
  • William Melmoth, the younger, Of Active and Retired Life, published anonymously[4]
  • Alexander Pope:
    • An Epistle from Mr. Pope to Dr. Arbuthnot (sometimes called "Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot"), published this year, although the book states "1734"[4]
    • Of the Characters of Women, the second of Pope's "Moral Essays"[4]
    • The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope, Volume 2, works printed for the first time in this volume include "The Author to the Reader", "The Second Satire of Dr. John Donne", "On Charles Earl of Dorset", "On Mr. Elijah Fenton" (see also Works 1717, 1736, 1737)[4]
    • Letters of Mr. Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, an unauthorized edition brought out by Curll (see Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope 1737)[4]
    • Mr. Pope's Literary Correspondence for Thirty Years, 1704 to 1734, first three volumes published this year, called "Volume the First", etc. (see also Volume the Fourth 1736, Volume the Fifth 1737, Letters of Mr. Pope above, Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope 1737)[4]
  • Richard Savage, The Progress of a Divine
  • William Somervile, The Chace[4]
  • Jonathan Swift:
    • And others, Miscellanies in Prose and Verse: Volume the Fifth, anonymous editor; an anthology; "Completes" the previous four Miscellanies volumes (see 1727, 1732)[4]
    • The Works of Jonathan Swift, the first authorized edition[4]
  • James Thomson, Liberty, consisting of Part I: Antient and Modern Italy Compared, Part 2: Greece, Part 3: Rome (see also Part 4: Britain, and Part 5: The Prospect 1736)[4]


  • Vasily Trediakovsky, Новый и краткий способъ къ сложенью российскихъ стиховъ ("A new and concise way to compose Russian verses"), a work of critical theory for which he is most remembered; it first introduced to Russian literature discussion of such poetic genres as the sonnet, the rondeau, the madrigal, and the ode


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 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
  2. ^ Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West, Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History, Oxford University Press US, 1996 ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6, retrieved via Google Books on February 7, 2009
  3. ^ Web page titled "Greek and Roman classics in 17th and 18th century editions: an exhibition / Anacreon and Sappho", at the University of Reading website, retrieved July 27, 2009. Archived 2009-07-29.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto