1829 in poetry

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In literature

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


Works published in English[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

North Carolina sign commemorating George Moses Horton
  • Lucretia Maria Davidson, Amir Khan, and Other Poems, published posthumously and edited by her mother[3]
  • George Moses Horton, The Hope of Liberty, the first book by an African American poet in more than 50 years and the first by an African American from the South; contains 23 poems, including three on the author's feelings about having been a slave;[1] he had hoped to make enough money from this and later poetry books to buy his freedom, but was unsuccessful; published in Raleigh, North Carolina[4]
  • Samuel Kettell, Specimens of American Poetry, with Critical and Biographical Notices, the first comprehensive anthology of American poetry; including 189 poets, a historical introduction and chronological listing of American poetry; the publisher, Samuel Goodrich, lost $1,500 on the publication and was annoyed to learn it had been nicknamed "Goodrich's Kettle of Poetry"[1]
  • Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Other Poems, including "Al Aaraaf" a shortened version of "Tamerlane", and "Fairyland"[1]
  • William Gilmore Simms, The Vision of Cortes, Cain, and other Poems[5]

Works published in other languages[edit]


Other languages[edit]


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


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e 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 f Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
  3. ^ Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West, Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History, Oxford University Press US, 1996 ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6, retrieved via Google Books on February 8, 2009
  4. ^ Rubin, Louis D., Jr., The Literary South, John Wiley & Sons, 1979, ISBN 0-471-04659-0
  5. ^ Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Simms, William Gilmore". Encyclopædia Britannica. 25 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 123–124.
  6. ^ a b c Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0-14-042385-3
  7. ^ Magnusson, Magnus, Chambers Biographical Dictionary, "VIGNY, Alfred Victor, Comte de" article, p 1510, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, 1990, ISBN 0-550-16040-X