1820 in poetry

From Wikipedia
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).


Works published

United Kingdom

First known copy of John Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn, transcribed by George Keats this year

United States

  • Maria Gowen Brooks, published anonymously "By a lover of the Fine Arts", Judith, Esther, and Other Poems, Boston: Cummings and Hilliard; [6] [7] the author's first book of poetry; praised by Robert Southey [5]
  • William Crafts, Sullivan's Island and Other Poems [8]
  • James Wallis Eastburn and (anonymously, as "his friend") Robert Charles Sands, Yamoyden, A Tale of the Wars of King Philip: in Six Cantos, New York: said to be "Published By James Eastburn"; very popular poem which treats Indian chief Metacomet ("King Philip") as wise and courageous, a pioneering treatment of the Romantic image of the American Indian; when Eastburn died before completing the poem, Sands finished it and had it published [5]
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "The Battle of Lovell's Pond", his first poem to appear in print, published on November 17 in the Portland, Maine, Gazette [9]
  • Robert Charles Sands, see Eastburn, above
  • John Trumbull, The Poetical Works of John Trumbull ... Containing M'Fingal, a Modern Epic Poem, Revised and Corrected, with copious explanatory notes; The Progress of Dulness; and a Collection of Poems on Various Subjects, Written Before and During the Revolutionary War, two volumes, Hartford: Lincoln & Stone [6]
  • Lorenzo Charqueño, The Raven, which was so intense that it caused a man to take his own life in anguish and terror of the monstrosity that is The Raven.

Works published in other languages


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


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

See also


  1. ^ [Gilchrist, Octavius] (1820). "Some Account of John Clare, an Agricultural Labourer and Poet". The London Magazine.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN  0-19-860634-6.
  3. ^ Reed, Mark L. (ed.). "The Thirteen Book Prelude by William Wordsworth". The Wordsworth Centre. Retrieved 2010-04-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( link)
  4. ^ a b Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
  5. ^ a b c 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
  6. ^ a b Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  7. ^ 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
  8. ^ 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)
  9. ^ Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  10. ^ Web page titled "Basílio da Gama/Bibliografia" at the Academia Brasilia Letros website, retrieved February 4, 2009
  11. ^ 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
  12. ^ Jerauld, Charlotte Ann Fillebrown; Bacon, Henry (1860). Poetry and prose (Public domain ed.). A. Tompkins. pp.  22–.