1829 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1826
1827
1828
1829
1830
1831
1832

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]

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]

France[edit]

Other languages[edit]

Births[edit]

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

Deaths[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Notes[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