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1646 in poetry

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1646 in poetry

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  • Clergyman, poet, and dramatist Jasper Mayne made a Doctor of Divinity
  • Works published

  • Guillaume Colletet, Le Banquet des Poètes
  • Richard Crashaw, Steps to the Temple: Sacred poems, with other delights of the muses (expanded edition 1648)
  • Jean Ogier de Gombauld, Poésies
  • Martin Lluelyn, Men-Miracles: With other poemes
  • John Milton, Poems of Mr John Milton, Both English and Latin (see below)
  • James Shirley, Poems
  • Sir John Suckling, Fragmenta Aurea, works, including letters, poems and plays
  • Henry Vaughan, Poems, with the Tenth Satyre of Juvenal Englished
  • George Wither, Opobalsamum Anglicanum
  • Milton's Poems

  • John Milton, Poems of Mr. John Milton both English and Latin, compos'd at several times; published this year, although the book states 1645; the volume's frontispiece contains an extremely unflattering portrait of Milton by the engraver William Marshall, under which Milton placed satirical verses in Greek denying any resemblance (see revised edition, 1673); the volume includes these poems:
  • On the Morning of Christ's Nativity
  • A Paraphrase on Psalm 114
  • Psalm 136
  • The Passion an ode possibly written in 1630; it connects Christ's Crucifixion with his Incarnation; linked to two other poems of Milton: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity and Upon the Circumcision
  • On Time
  • Upon the Circumcision
  • At A Solemn Musick
  • An Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester
  • Song on May Morning
  • On Shakespeare
  • On the University Carrier [Hobson's Epitaph]
  • Another on the Same
  • L'Allegro
  • Il Penseroso
  • Sonnets 1-10
  • Arcades
  • Lycidas
  • A Mask [Comus]
  • Births

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

  • Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz (died 1699), German
  • Michael Kongehl (died 1710), German baroque poet
  • Pan Lei (died 1708), Chinese Qing dynasty scholar and poet
  • Benedetto Menzini (died 1704), Italian Roman Catholic priest and poet
  • Deaths

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

  • François Maynard (born 1582), French
  • References

    1646 in poetry Wikipedia

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