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1595 in poetry

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1595 in poetry

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Great Britain

  • Anonymous, The Fissher-Mans Tale, verse paraphrase of Robert Greene's Pandosto 1588
  • Barnabe Barnes, A Divine Centurie of Spirituall Sonnets
  • Richard Barnfield, Cynthia
  • Nicholas Breton, Marie Magdalens Love; A Solemne Passion of the Soules Love
  • Thomas Campion, Poemata
  • George Chapman, published anonymously, Ovids Banquet of Sence, allegorical recounting of Ovid's courtship of Corinna
  • Thomas Churchyard, A Musicall Consort of Heavenly Harmonie (Compounded Out of Manie Parts of Musicke) Called Churchyyards Charitie
  • Samuel Daniel, The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Warres Betweene the Two Houses of Lancaster and Yorke (a fifth book later appeared without a title page or a date; see also Poeticall Essayes 1599, Works 1601 (six books), and Civile Warres 1609, the first complete edition, in eight books)
  • Thomas Edwards, Cephalus and Procris
  • Stephen Gosson, Pleasant Quippes for Upstart New-fangled Gentlewomen, published anonymously but ascribed to Gosson, a coarse satiric poem
  • Thomas Lodge, A Fig for Momus, verse satires
  • Gervase Markham, The Poem of Poems, or Syon's Muse
  • Thomas Morley, editor, First Book of Ballets in Five Voices
  • George Peele, playwright, The Old Wives Tale (play) printed
  • Francis Sabie, The Fisher-mans Tale: Of the famous Actes, Life, and Loue of Cassander, a Grecian Knight
  • Sir Philip Sidney, An Apology for Poetry, English criticism (written between 1580–1583; published for the first time posthumously)
  • Saint Robert Southwell:
  • Moeniae
  • Saint Peters Complaint, with Other Poemes, published anonymously; three editions this year; it is possible there were several manuscripts in circulation before the first printed edition appeared (see also S. Peters Complaint 1616)
  • Edmund Spenser:
  • Amoretti and Epithalamion
  • Colin Clouts Come Home Againe, includes "Astrophel: A pastorall elegie upon the death of Sidney", and other laments on the death of Sidney by Sir Walter Ralegh and others
  • Other

  • Luís de Camões, Rimas, Portugal
  • Births

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

  • December 4 – Jean Chapelain (died 1674), French poet and writer
  • Also:
  • Thomas Carew (died 1640), English poet
  • Jean Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin (died 1676), French poet and playwright
  • Bihari Lal (died 1663), Hindi poet, wrote the Satasaī (Seven Hundred Verses)
  • Francesco Pona (died 1655), Italian doctor, philosopher, Marinist poet and writer
  • Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski (died 1640), Polish Jesuit and Latin-language poet
  • Robert Sempill the younger (died c.1663), Scottish poet
  • Deaths

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

  • February 21 – Saint Robert Southwell (born c. 1561), English poet and Catholic martyr; executed as a traitor
  • March 18 – Jean de Sponde (born 1557), French poet, writer, translator and humanist
  • April 25 – Torquato Tasso (born 1544), Italian
  • May 25 – Valens Acidalius (born 1567), German, Latin-language poet and critic
  • Also:
  • Thomas Edwards (born unknown), author of two Ovid inspired epic poems Cephalus and Procris and Narcissus
  • Luis Barahona de Soto (born 1548), Spanish
  • Faizi (born 1547), Indian poet laureate of the Emperor Akbar
  • References

    1595 in poetry Wikipedia

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