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1752 in poetry

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Contents

Events

  • Christopher Smart wins the Seatonian Prize for the third time (he won the same prize in 1750 and 1751, and he will win it again in 1753 and 1755).
  • United Kingdom

  • Moses Browne, The Works and Rest of the Creation
  • John Byrom, Enthusiasm: A poetical essay
  • Richard Owen Cambridge, A Dialogue Between a Member of Parliament and His Servant
  • Thomas Cooke, Pythagoras: An ode, published anonymously
  • Samuel Davies, Miscellaneous Poems, Chiefly on Divine Subjects, previously published in the Virginia Gazette; English Colonial America
  • William Mason, Elfrida: A dramatic poem
  • Christopher Smart, Poems on Several Occasions (Some criticism of the work by Sir John Hill (1716-1775) later caused Smart to write The Hilliad, a satire on Hill in 1753)
  • James Sterling, An Epistle to the Hon. Arthur Dobbs, a verse epistle addressed to a projector who sought the Northwest Passage; the neoclassical-style poem asserts that Britain's future will depend on America; English Colonial America
  • Other

  • Christoph Martin Wieland, Germany:
  • Spring
  • Moral Letters in Verse, 12 letters
  • Art of Love
  • Births

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

  • January 2 – Philip Freneau (died 1832), American "poet of the American Revolution"
  • May 14 – Timothy Dwight IV (died 1817), American academic and educator, eighth president of Yale College, Congregationalist minister, theologian, author and poet
  • July 10 – St. George Tucker (died 1827), American lawyer and professor of law at the College of William and Mary
  • October 2 – Joseph Ritson (died 1803), English writer and antiquary
  • November 20 – Thomas Chatterton (suicide 1770), English poet and literary forger
  • November 23 – Ann Eliza Bleecker (died 1783), American poet and correspondent
  • Unknown date – Richard Llwyd (died 1835), Welsh poet and writer
  • Approximate date – Edmund Gardner (died 1798), English poet
  • Deaths

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

  • January 1 – Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (born 1689), Sufi scholar and saint, poet of the Sindhi language
  • October 24 – Christian Falster (born 1690), Danish poet and philologist
  • Li E (born 1692), Chinese poet
  • References

    1752 in poetry Wikipedia


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