1926 in poetry

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  • The remains of English war poet Isaac Rosenberg, killed in World War I (1918) at the age of 28 and originally buried in a mass grave, are re-interred at Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Plot V, St. Laurent-Blangy, Pas de Calais, France.
  • Poetry Bookshop in Bloomsbury, London, closes

Works published[edit]


India in English[edit]

  • Swami Anand Acharya, Arctic Swallows and Other Poems ( Poetry in English ),[5]
  • The Spirit of Oriental Poetry, London: Kegal Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 232 pages; anthology; published in the United Kingdom[6]
  • Krishnala M. Jhaveri, Further Milestones in Gujarati Literature written in English and translated into Gujarati; scholarship and criticism[7]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Other in English[edit]

Works published in other languages[edit]


Indian subcontinent[edit]

Including all of the British colonies that later became India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Listed alphabetically by first name, regardless of surname:

  • Ahmad Din, Iqbal, a critical work on the poetry of Sir Mohammad Iqbal, Indian, Urdu-language[16]
  • Mohanlal Dalicand Desai, Jain Gurjar Kavio, Volume 1, literary history written in Gujarati, delving into Jain poets and including a list of manuscripts; in 1995, Indian literary scholar Sisir Kumar Das called it a "veru useful and important ork for students of Gujarati literature" (see also Volume 2 in 1931, Volume 3 1964)[16]
  • Ramanbhai Nilkanth, Kavita Ane Sahitya, four volumes of Gujarati poetry and prose; Volume 1, articles on prosody and rhetoric; Volume 2, articles on practical criticism; Volume 3, occasional lectures and essays; Volume 4 (published in 1929), some poems, short stories and essays on humor[16]
  • S. Sonusundara Bharati, Tacaratan Kuraiyum Kaikeyi Niraiyum, literary criticism in Tamil[16]

Spanish language[edit]


Other in Spanish[edit]

Other languages[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]


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


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  2. ^ Search results: Wilson MacDonald, Open Library, Web, May 10, 2011.
  3. ^ "Bibliography," Selected Poems of E. J. Pratt, Peter Buitenhuis ed., Toronto: Macmillan, 1968, 207-208.
  4. ^ "Frederick George Scott," Canadian Poetry, UWO, Web, Apr. 19, 12011.
  5. ^ Naik, M. K., Perspectives on Indian poetry in English, p. 230, (published by Abhinav Publications, 1984, ISBN 0-391-03286-0, ISBN 978-0-391-03286-6), retrieved via Google Books, June 12, 2009
  6. ^ a b Joshi, Irene, compiler, "Poetry Anthologies", "Poetry Anthologies" section, "University Libraries, University of Washington" website, "Last updated May 8, 1998", retrieved June 16, 2009. Archived 2009-06-19.
  7. ^ Mohan, Sarala Jag, Chapter 4: "Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature" (Google books link), in Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, editors, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  10. ^ Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, editors, The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973, ISBN 0-393-09357-3
  11. ^ Fleming, Robert, The African American Writer's Handbook: How to Get in Print and Stay in Print, "African American Book Timeline", p 167 and following pages, Random House, 2000, ISBN 978-0-345-42327-6, retrieved via Google Books, February 7, 2009
  12. ^ Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "New Zealand Poetry" article, "Anthologies" section, p 837
  13. ^ a b c d Bree, Germaine, Twentieth-Century French Literature, translated by Louise Guiney, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983
  14. ^ Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0-394-52197-8
  15. ^ Web page titled "POET Francis Jammes (1868 - 1938)", at The Poetry Foundation website, retrieved August 30, 2009. Archived 2009-09-03.
  16. ^ a b c d Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  17. ^ Fitts, Dudley, editor, Anthology of Contemporary Latin-American Poetry/Antología de la Poesía Americana Contemporánea Norfolk, Conn., New Directions, (also London: The Falcoln Press, but this book was "Printed in U.S.A.), 1947, p 595
  18. ^ a b Fitts, Dudley, editor, Anthology of Contemporary Latin-American Poetry/Antología de la Poesía Americana Contemporánea Norfolk, Conn., New Directions, (also London: The Falcoln Press, but this book was "Printed in U.S.A.), 1947, p 635
  19. ^ Debicki, Andrew P., Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Modernity and Beyond, University Press of Kentucky, 1995, ISBN 978-0-8131-0835-3, retrieved via Google Books, November 21, 2009
  20. ^ "[Japanese-American Internee Data File], 1942–1946". National Archives and Records Administration. 1988–89. Retrieved July 19, 2013.