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1631 in poetry

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1631 in poetry

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



  • Georges de Scudéry Œuvres poétiques ("Poetic Works"),
  • Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac:
  • Aristippe ou De la cour
  • Le Prince, eulogy on King Louis XIII of France
  • Great Britain

  • Charles Aleyn, The Battailes of Crescey, and Poctiers
  • Richard Braithwait:
  • The English Gentleman
  • The English Gentlewoman
  • William L'Isle, The Faire Aethiopian, published anonymously; verse translation of Heliodorus, Aethiopica)
  • David Lloyd, The Legend of Captain Jones, Part 1; published anonymously; attributed to Lloyd or, sometimes, to Martin Lluelyn (Part 2 in 1648)
  • Other

  • Francisco de Quevedo, La aguja de navegar cultos con la receta para hacer Soledades en un día, satire attacking poets who use gongorino or culterano language, Spain, criticism
  • Births

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

  • January 1 – Katharine Philips (died 1664), Welsh
  • August 19 (Old style: August 9) – John Dryden (died 1700) influential English poet, literary critic, translator and playwright, who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden.
  • date not known – John Phillips (died 1706), poet and satirist, brother of Edward Phillips and nephew of John Milton
  • Michael Wigglesworth (died 1705), English colonist in America called "the most popular of early New England poets"
  • Deaths

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

  • February 4 – Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola (born 1562), Spanish poet, writer and chronicler; brother of poet Lupercio Leonardo de Argensola
  • February 7 – Gabriel Harvey (born c.1545), English poet and author
  • March 31 – John Donne (born 1572), English poet, preacher
  • December 23 – Michael Drayton (born 1563), English
  • References

    1631 in poetry Wikipedia

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