1803 in poetry

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Works published[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Peter Bayley, Poems, includes parodies of works by William Wordsworth, including "The Fisherman's Wife," a parody of "The Idiot Boy"; "The Ivy Seat" parodying the Lucy poems; "Evining in the Vale of Festinog", parodying "Tintern Abbey"; "The Forest Fay", parodies Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"; London: printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer and Co.[2]
  • Sir Alexander Boswell, The Spirit of Tintoc; or, Johnny Bell and the Kelpie, published anonymously[3]
  • William Lisle Bowles, The Picture[3]
  • Thomas Campbell, Poems, includes the 7th edition of The Pleasures of Hope (1799) and new works, including "Lochiel's Warning", "Hohenlinden" and "The Soldier's Dream"[3]
  • Thomas Chatterton, The Works of Thomas Chatterton, Containing His Life, by G. Gregory, D.D., and Miscellaneous Poems, three volumes, London: printed by Briggs and Cottle, for T. N. Longman and O. Rees,[2] posthumous
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Poems: Third Edition, a reprint of Poems ... Second Edition (1797) omitting poems by Charles Lamb and Lloyd[3] London: printed by N. Biggs for T. N. Longman and O. Rees[2]
  • Erasmus Darwin, The Temple of Nature; or, The Origin of Society[3]
  • Charles Dibdin, The Professional Life of Mr. Dibdin[3]
  • Henry Kirke White, Clifton Grove[3]

United States[edit]

  • J. Warren Brackett, The Ghost of Law, or Anarchy and Despotism, A Poem, Delivered Before the Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College, at Their Anniversary, August 23, 1803, Hanover, New Hampshire: printed by Moses Davis (24 pages)[2]
  • Thomas Fessenden, A Terrible Tractoration, a satire on medical quackery, vivisection, animal crossbreeding and scientific theories of some French and English naturalists, including Comte Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon and Erasmus Darwin[4]



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See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ a b c d e search results page at American Antiquarian Booksellers' Association website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  4. ^ Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  5. ^ Preminger, Alex; Brogan, T. V. F.; et al. (1993). The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications. 
  6. ^ "Bibliography". American Poetry Full-Text Database. University of Chicago Library. Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  7. ^ Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328