1776 in poetry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1773
1774
1775
1776
1777
1778
1779

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

Events[edit]

  • March — American poet Phillis Wheatley, visits with General George Washington for half an hour in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after sending him the previous October a poem written in his honor. A former slave, she was a strong supporter of independence during the American Revolution, the poem was published March 26 in the Virginia Gazette[1]

Works published[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

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. ^ Gates, Henry Louis Jr. (2003). The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters With the Founding Fathers, New York: Basic Civitas Books. ISBN 978-0-465-01850-5, pp 36-37
  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. ^ Giovanni Bach, Richard Beck, Adolph B. Benson, Axel Johan Uppvall, and others, translated in part and edited by Frederika Blankner, The History of the Scandinavian Literatures: A Survey of the Literatures of the Norway, Sweden, Denamark, Iceland and Finland From Their Origins to the Present Day, p 178, Dial Press, 1938, New York
  4. ^ ""Basílio da Gama/Bibliografia"]". The Academia Brasilia Letros. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved February 4, 2009. 
  5. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  6. ^ ""The Book of Eighteenth Century Verse"". "Romantic Circles" website of the University of Maryland. Archived from the original on 23 August 2012. Retrieved December 4, 2008.