1736 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature

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


Works published[edit]

William Hogarth's The Distrest Poet, likely inspired by Alexander Pope's The Dunciad, painted about this year

United Kingdom[edit]


  • Johann Jakob Bodmer, Brief-Wechsel von der Natur des poetischen Geschmackes ("Exchange of letters on the nature of poetic taste"), German-language, published in Switzerland, criticism


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 i Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ * Amacher, Richard E. (June 21, 2006). "William Dawson". In Flora, Joseph M.; Vogel, Amber. Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary. Louisiana State University Press. p. 100. ISBN 978-0807131237. Retrieved March 17, 2017. 
  5. ^ 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
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto