1830 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).



United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

  • Sarah Josepha Hale, Poems for Our Children, written at Lowell Mason's request; includes "Mary's Lamb", with the verse "Mary Had a Little Lamb"; this poem and some others would be reprinted in McGuffy Readers and in various anthologies many times, without credit given to the author[1]
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, "Old Ironsides", written after the author becomes angry that the USS Constitution, a navy ship that had seen service in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 was to be scrapped; first published in the Boston Daily Advertiser and reprinted nationwide, the poem saved the ship from destruction.[1]
  • George Pope Morris, "Woodman, Spare That Tree!", a popular poem praised by Edgar Allan Poe, who described it as a work "of which any poet, living or dead, might justly be proud"; first published in the New York Mirror and later included in The Deserted Bride and Other Poems in 1838; frequently published in schoolbooks and reprinted in support of conservation efforts[1]
  • William Gilmore Simms, Tricolor, or Three Days of Blood in Paris[4]

Other in English[edit]

  • Kasiprasad Ghose, Shair and Other Poems, the first volume of poetry by an Indian in English[5]
  • Adam Kidd, The Huron Chief, and Other Poems, Montreal: "Printed at the Office of the Herald and New Gazette", Canada[6]

Works published in other languages[edit]

French language[edit]

French Canada[edit]

  • Michel Bibaud, Épitres, satires, chansons, épigrammes et autres pièces de vers; French language;[2] Montreal: Ludger Duvernay, a l'Imprimerie de Minerve, the first book of French poetry published in Canada



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


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See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009. Archived 2009-09-11.
  2. ^ a b Story, Noah, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature, "Poetry in French" article, pp 651-654, Oxford University Press, 1967
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  4. ^ Web page titled "William Gilmore Simms" at the "Classic Encyclopedia" website, based on the 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, accessed May 29, 2009
  5. ^ Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India (Google books link), Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008 ("(David McCutchion points out the first volume of poetry in English came out even before these poets made their mark, citing Shair and other Poems [1830] by Kasiprasad Ghose [McCutchion, 1969])
  6. ^ Kidd, Adam, The Huron Chief, and Other Poems, title page, retrieved via Google Books on February 8, 2009
  7. ^ a b Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0-14-042385-3