1793 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature

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Works published[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Title page of The Posthumous Works of Ann Eliza Bleecker

United States[edit]



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

  • June 1 – Henry Francis Lyte (died 1847), Scottish-born Anglican priest and hymn-writer
  • July 13 – John Clare (died 1864), English "peasant poet"
  • August 25 – John Neal (died 1876),[4] American author, art and literary critic and poet, who refused to emulate British authors by writing strictly in a clean tone, instead writing more as he spoke and allowing his characters to speak gruffly, if the story called for it; also an early women's rights advocate, prohibitionist, temperance advocate, accomplished lawyer, boxer and architect who reportedly, at the age of 79, threw a smoker off a non-smoking trolley when the man refused to stop
  • September 25 – Felicia Hemans (died 1835), English poet


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  2. ^ a b Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. ^ a b Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  4. ^ a b Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009