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1593 in poetry

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1593 in poetry

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


Works published

  • Anonymous, The Phoeix Nest, anthology with poems by Thomas Lodge, Nicholas Breton, Sir Walter Ralegh and others; three elegies on Sir Philip Sidney, the "Phoenix" of the title, open the volume
  • Barnabe Barnes, Parthenophil and Parthenophe, contains sonnets, madrigals, elegies and odes
  • Anthony Chute, Shore's Wife
  • Henry Constable, Spirituall sonnettes, to the honour of God: and hys saintes, written but unpublished at this time
  • Michael Drayton, Idea: the shepheards garland, Fashioned in nine eglogs
  • Giles Fletcher, the Elder, published anonymously, Licia, or Poemes of Love
  • Robert Henryson, published anonymously, The Testament of Cresseid, first appeared in Thynne's edition of Chaucer's works in 1532
  • Thomas Lodge, Phillis: Honoured with pastorall sonnets, elegies and amorous delights
  • Henry Lok, Sundry Christian Passions Contained in Two Hundred Sonnets (see also Ecclesiastes 1597)
  • Thomas Morely, Cazonets; or, Little Short Songs to Three Voyces verse and music (see also Cazonets 1597)
  • George Peele, The Honour of the Garter
  • William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, probably the author's first published work and printed from his own manuscript; in the author's lifetime his most frequently reprinted work (second edition, 1594)
  • Torquato Tasso, Gerusalemme conquistata, a rewriting of the author's Gerusalemme liberata of 1581, Italy
  • Births

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

  • April 3 – George Herbert (died 1633), Welsh poet, orator and priest
  • June 24 – Abraham von Franckenberg (died 1652), German mystic, author, poet and hymn-writer
  • Also:
  • Barten Holyday (died 1661), English clergyman, author and poet
  • Deaths

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

  • August 19 – Antonio Veneziano (born 1543), Italian poet who wrote in the Sicilian language
  • May 30 – Christopher Marlowe (born 1564), English playwright, poet and translator; murdered at Deptford
  • Also:
  • Jeong Cheol, who wrote under the pen names "Gyeham" and "Songgang" (born 1536), Korean statesman and poet
  • Abraham Fraunce (born between 1558 and 1560), English poet
  • Judah Moscato (born 1530), Italian rabbi, poet, and philosopher
  • Maciej Stryjkowski (born 1547), Polish-Lithuanian historian, writer and poet
  • Xu Wei (born 1521), Chinese painter, poet and dramatist
  • References

    1593 in poetry Wikipedia

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