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1783 in poetry

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1783 in poetry

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


United Kingdom

  • Lady Anne Barnard, Auld Robin Gray (ballad) (published anonymously)
  • William Blake, Poetical Sketches
  • Jane Cave (later, Jane Wiscom), Poems on Various Subjects, Entertaining, Elegiac, and Religious
  • Judith Cowper (later, Judith Madan), The Progress of Poetry
  • George Crabbe, The Village
  • John Hoole translator, Orlando Furioso
  • Joseph Ritson, editor, A Select Collection of English Songs, anthology
  • John Wolcot, writing under the pen name "Peter Pindar", More Lyric Odes, to the Royal Academicians (Lyric Odes 1782)
  • Other

  • David Humphreys, United States:
  • The Glory of America; or Peace Triumphant over War
  • Poem on the Industry of the United States of America
  • Births

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

  • April 3 – Washington Irving (died 1859), American author, essayist, biographer, historian and poet
  • April 21 – Reginald Heber (died 1826), English Anglican bishop, poet and hymn writer
  • September 8 – N. F. S. Grundtvig (died 1872), Danish pastor, author, poet, philosopher, historian, teacher and nationalist politician
  • September 23 – Jane Taylor (died 1824), English poet and novelist
  • Deaths

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

  • January 2 – Johann Jakob Bodmer (born 1698), German-language Swiss, author, critic, academic and poet
  • January 10 – Phanuel Bacon (born 1700) English clergyman, playwright, poet and author
  • July 7 – Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer born 1719), German
  • July 15 – Yokoi Yayū 横井 也有, born Yokoi Tokitsura (横井 時般), and took the pseudonym Tatsunojō (born 1702), Japanese samurai, scholar of Kokugaku and haikai poet
  • October 10 – Henry Brooke (born 1703) Irish poet and playwright
  • November 23 – Ann Eliza Bleecker (born 1752), American poet and correspondent
  • December 12 – John Scott, 53 (born 1731), English poet and friend of Samuel Johnson
  • Approximate date – John Seccomb (born 1708), American clergyman and poet
  • References

    1783 in poetry Wikipedia

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