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1597 in poetry

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1597 in poetry

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


Works published

  • Nicholas Breton:
  • The Arbor of Amorous Devises, anthology partly by Breton, probably compiled by the printer, Richard Jones; reprints 10 poems from Brittons Bowre of Delights 1591
  • Auspicante Jehova
  • John Dowland, The First Booke of Songes or Ayres of Fowre Partes verse and music (see also Second Booke 1600, Third and Last Booke 1603)
  • Michael Drayton, Englands Heroicall Epistles (expanded in 1598; reprinted in The Barrons Wars 1603)
  • Joseph Hall, Virgidemiarum, Sixe Bookes
  • Henry Lok, Ecclesiastes, Otherwise Called the Preacher
  • Gervase Markham, translated from a lost original work by Genevieve Petau de Maulette, Devoreux
  • Thomas Middleton, The Wisodome of Solomon Paraphrased
  • Thomas Morley, Cazonets; or, Little Short Songs to Foure Voyces, verse and music (see also Canzonets 1593)
  • Robert Parry, Sinetes Passion Uppon his Fortunes
  • Robert Tofte, Laura: The Toyes of a Traveller; or, The Feast of Fancie, contains a statement, likely untrue, that more than 30 of the poems in the book are not by Tofte
  • Nicholas Yonge, Musica Transalpina. Cantus, verse and music (see also Musica Transalpina 1588
  • Births

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

  • February 24 – Vincent Voiture (died 1648), French poet and writer
  • May 31 – Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (died 1654), French writer and poet writing verses in both French and Latin
  • December 23 – Martin Opitz von Boberfeld (died 1639), German
  • Also:
  • Johan van Heemskerk (died 1656), Dutch poet
  • Christopher Harvey (died 1662), English
  • Claude de Malleville (died 1634), French
  • Rachel Speght (death year not known), English polemicist and poet
  • Wang Wei (died 1647), Chinese prostitute and poet
  • Deaths

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

  • June 6 – William Hunnis (birth year not known), English
  • June 9 – Jose de Anchieta (born 1534), Portuguese Jesuit missionary, poet and playwright
  • Also:
  • Fernando de Herrera (born c. 1534), Spanish
  • George Turberville, also spelled "Turbervile", death year uncertain (born c. 1544), English poet and translator
  • References

    1597 in poetry Wikipedia

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