1800 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]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

  • William Cliffton, Poems, Chiefly Occasional, by the late Mr. Cliffton. To Which are Prefixed, Introductory Notices of the Life, Character and Writings, of the Author, and an Engraved Likeness, New York: Printed for J. W. Fenno, by G. & R. Waite,[5] published posthumously

On the death of George Washington[edit]

  • Richard Alsop, "A Poem, Sacred to the Memory of George Washington", dedicated to Martha Washington; among the most widely read of the many eulogies published in the United States on the death of Washington[6]
  • Charles Caldwell, An Elegiac Poem on the Death of General Washington[7]
  • John Blair Linn, The Death of Washington. A Poem. In Imitation of the Manner of Ossian. By Rev. John Blair Linn, Philadelphia: Printed by John Ormrod;[5] a book-length poem criticized for treating Washington in the style of the Celtic poet[6]
  • Sacred Dirges, Hymns, and Anthems, Commemorative of the Death of General George Washington, The Guardian of His Country, and The Friend of Man. Born Feb. 22, 1732. Died, at Mount Vernon, Dec. 14, 1799. Aged 68. An Original Composition, including a poem by Susanna Haswell Rowson writing under the pseudonym "a citizen of Massachusetts", Boston: Printed at Boston, by I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, anthology[5]
  • Hymns and Odes Composed on the Death of General George Washington, contributors include Thomas Paine, Charles Brockton Brown and Richard Alsop[8]

Works published in other languages[edit]


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 Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events, 1800–1910", A History of Indian Literature: Western Impact, Indian Response, 1800–1910, Sahitya Akademi, 2006, retrieved via Google Books, July 16, 2009.
  2. ^ Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen (2011). "3 October". Love, Sex, Death & Words: Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature. London: Icon. pp. 375–6. ISBN 978-184831-247-0. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  4. ^ a b search results page at American Antiquarian Booksellers' Association website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  5. ^ a b c Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  6. ^ a b 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
  7. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  8. ^ Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  9. ^ Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto