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1700 in poetry

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


Works published

  • Sir Richard Blackmore — A Satyr Against Wit, published anonymously; an attack on the "Wits", including John Dryden
  • Samuel Cobb — Poetae Britannici his most famous poem, a survey of previous English poetry in a light style, clear diction, and imagery that later critics like John Nichols considered "sublime"
  • Daniel Defoe — The Pacificator, published anonymously, verse satire in the literary war between the "Men of Sense" and the "Men of Wit"
  • John Dryden — Fables, Ancient and Modern, the poet's final anthology
  • William King — The Transactioneer With Some of his Philosophical Fancies, published anonymously, a satire on Sir Hans Sloane, editor of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
  • John Pomfret — Reason
  • Nahum Tate — Panacea, a poem upon tea
  • John Tutchin — The Foreigners, published anonymously; provoked a reply from Daniel Defoe in The True-Born Englishman in 1701
  • Edward Ward — The Reformer, published anonymously
  • Thomas Yalden — The Temple of Fame
  • Anonymous — Jaħasra Mingħajr Ħtija, Gozo
  • Births

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

  • February 2 – Johann Christoph Gottsched (died 1766), German poet
  • January 14 – Christian Friedrich Henrici (died 1764), German poet
  • May 26 – Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf (died 1760), German poet
  • September 11 – James Thomson (died 1748), Scottish poet
  • September 30 – Stanisław Konarski, born Hieronim Konarski (died 1773), Polish pedagogue, educational reformer, political writer, poet, dramatist, Piarist monk and precursor of the Polish Enlightenment
  • October 13 – Phanuel Bacon (died 1783) English playwright, poet and author
  • Also – David French (died 1742), English Colonial American poet
  • Year uncertain – Richard Lewis (died 1734), English Colonial American poet
  • Deaths

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

  • March 14 – Henry Killigrew (born 1613), English clergyman, poet and playwright
  • May 12 – John Dryden (born 1631), English poet, former Poet Laureate
  • July 19 – Thomas Creech (born 1659), English translator of classical poetry, found dead this day from suicide
  • November 16 – Jamie Macpherson (born 1675), Scottish outlaw, famed for his lament, hanged
  • Also:
  • Francisco Antonio de Fuentes y Guzmán (born 1643), Guatemalan historian and poet
  • Bahinabai (born 1628), Maharashtran Varkari female poet-saint
  • Edward Howard died about this year (born 1624), English playwright and poet, brother of Sir Robert Howard
  • References

    1700 in poetry Wikipedia

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