1808 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1805
1806
1807
1808
1809
1810
1811

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

Events[edit]

Works published in English[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

The preface to Milton, as it appeared in author and artist William Blake's own illuminated version

Other in English[edit]

  • William Cullen Bryant, The Embargo; or, Sketches of the Times. A Satire, the Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged, Together with the Spanish Revolution, and Other Poems, Boston: "Printed for the author, by E. G. House"; United States[2] a verse satire against the trade restrictions of Thomas Jefferson; Bryant's father had the poem published as a pamphlet, which gained regional popularity[3]
  • David Hitchcock, A Poetical Dictionary; or, Popular Terms Illustrated in Rhyme, United States[4]

Works published in other languages[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 d e f g h i j k l m Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009. Archived 2009-05-27.
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)
  5. ^ France, Peter, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, p 226, New York: Oxford University Press (1995) ISBN 0-19-866125-8
  6. ^ Whyte, Christopher (1991). William Livingston/Uilleam Macdhunleibhe (1808-70): a survey of his poetry and prose. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto