1737 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1734
1735
1736
1737
1738
1739
1740

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Henry Carey, The Musical Century, in One Hundred English Ballads, with Carey's musical settings[2]
  • Stephen Duck, The Vision, on the November 20 death of Queen Caroline[2]
  • Richard Glover, Leonidas, in nine books (expanded to 12 in 1770)[2]
  • Matthew Green, The Spleen,[1] has been called his chief poem; with a preface by his friend Richard Glover (see also, "Deaths" below)
  • Alexander Pope:
    • Horace His Ode to Venus[2]
    • The Second Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated[2]
    • Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope, and Several of his Friends, the first authorized edition (see Letters of Mr Pope and Mr Pope's Literary Correspondence, both 1735)[2]
    • The First Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated[2]
    • The Works of Alexander Pope, Volumes 5 and 6, letters (see also Works 1717, 1735, 1736[2]
  • Allan Ramsay, co-author and editor, The Tea-Table Miscellany, a collection of Scots songs, in Scots and English, composed or amended by Ramsay and his friends, the last of four volumes, with the first volume published in 1724[3]
  • William Shenstone, Poems Upon Various Occasions, published anonymously; includes the earliest version of "The School-mistress", with 12 stanzas (expanded version in 28 stanzas published separately in 1742, the final version in 35 stanzas published in Volume 1 of Dodsley's Collection of Poems 1748)[2]
  • Jonathan Swift, Poems on Several Occasions
  • John Wesley and Charles Wesley, A Collection of Psalms and Hymns[4]

Other[edit]

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 Grun, Bernard (1991) [1946]. The Timetables of History (3rd ed.). p. 328. 
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ "Ramsay, Allan (1686-1758)", article, The Burns Encyclopedia, online edition, retrieved July 1, 2009. Archived 2009-07-21.
  4. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  5. ^ Davis, Cynthia J.; West, Kathryn (1996). Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6. Retrieved 2009-02-07. 
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto