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1713 in poetry

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  • First printing of Vitsentzos Kornaros's early 17th century Cretan Greek romantic epic poem Erotokritos (Ἐρωτόκριτος), in Venice.
  • Works published

  • Henry Carey, Poems on Several Occasions, including "Sally in our Alley", and "Namby-Pamby", written to ridicule Ambrose Philips
  • Abel Evans, Vertumnus
  • Anne Finch, countess of Winchelsea, "Written by a Lady", Miscellany Poems on Several Occasions
  • John Gay:
  • Rural Sports
  • The Fan (published this year, although the book states "1714")
  • Alexander Pope:
  • Ode For Musick
  • "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day
  • Windsor-Forest
  • Richard Steere, The Daniel Catcher, including "Earth Felicities", a poem in blank verse, an unusual form for the time, and "Caelestial Embassy", a nativity poem that criticized the Puritan rejection of Christmas, English Colonial America
  • Jonathan Swift, published anonymously, Part of the Seventh Epistle of the First Book of Horace Imitated
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Poems on Several Occasions. "By the R. H. the E. of R.", London, posthumous
  • Edward Young:
  • An Epistle to the Right Honourable the Lord Lansdown
  • A Poem on the Last Day
  • Births

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

  • September 13 – Giuseppe Maria Buondelmonti (died 1757), Italian poet, orator and philosopher
  • September 18 – Samuel Cobb (born 1675), English poet and critic
  • December 18 (bapt.) – Thomas Gilbert (died 1766), English satirical poet and rake
  • Luise Adelgunde Victoria Gottsched (died 1762), German
  • Khwaja Muhammad Zaman (died 1774), Indian, Sindhi-language poet
  • 1713 or 1714 – George Smith of Chichester (died 1776), English landscape painter and poet
  • Deaths

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

  • February 14 – William Harrison (born 1685), English poet and diplomat
  • May 20 – Thomas Sprat (born 1635), English bishop and poet
  • September 6 – François-Séraphin Régnier-Desmarais (born 1632), French ecclesiastic, grammarian, diplomat and poet in French, Spanish and Latin
  • References

    1713 in poetry Wikipedia

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