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1826 in poetry

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1826 in poetry

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  • June 2 – The Irvine Burns Club is formed at the Milne's Inn under the presidency of Dr. John MacKenzie, who had known the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
  • United Kingdom

  • Eliza Acton, Poems, Ipswich: R. Deck
  • Thomas Aird, Murtzoufle: a tragedy
  • Anna Laetitia Barbauld, A Legacy for Young Ladies, poetry and prose, edited by Lucy Aikin, posthumous
  • George Borrow, Romantic Ballads
  • Elizabeth Barrett (later Browning), published anonymously, An Essay on Mind, with Other Poems
  • James Hogg, Queen Hynde
  • Thomas Hood, Whims and Oddities, poetry and prose (see also, Whims and Oddities 1827)
  • Henry Hart Milman, Anne Boleyn
  • Amelia Opie, The Black Man's Lament; or, How to Make Sugar
  • Robert Millhouse, The Song of the Patriot: sonnets and songs.
  • Ann Radcliffe, Gaston de Blondeville; Keeping Festival in Ardenne; St. Alban's Abbey, poetry and prose, with a memoir by Thomas Noon Talfourd; posthumously published
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley, Miscellaneous and Posthumous Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley, unauthorized; parts reissued the same year as Miscellaneous Poems
  • United States

  • William Cullen Bryant, "I Cannot Forget with What Fervid Devotion", poem, first published this year, revised in 1832, possibly written as early as 1815
  • Samuel Woodworth, Melodies, Duets, Songs, and Ballads, including "The Bucket" (first published in 1817 and first published in a collection in 1818); the poem was set to music and became popular as "The Old Oaken Bucket"); another poem in the collection is "The Hunters of Kentucky", a ballad praising those who helped General Andrew Jackson win the Battle of New Orleans, United States
  • Other

  • Ivan Gundulić, Osman, an epic, first published (oldest existing copy is from 1651), describes the 1621 Polish victory over the Turks at Chocim (Khotin, Ukraine), posthumous, Croatia
  • Wilhelm Hauff, editor, contributor, Kriegs- und Volks-Lieder ("War and Folk Songs"), anthology of poetry, including two of his own folk songs, "Reiters Morgengesang" ("Morning Song of the Rider") and "Soldatenliebe" ("Soldier's Love"), Germany
  • Heinrich Heine, Germany
  • Die Heimkehr ("The Homecoming")
  • Die Nordsee ("The North Sea", first cycle)
  • Friedrich Hölderlin, Gedichte, the author's first collected edition, Germany
  • Victor Hugo, Odes et Ballades, France
  • Adam Mickiewicz, Crimean Sonnets, inspired by a trip to Odessa during his exile in Russia, Poland
  • Charles Tompson, Wild Notes from the Lyre of a Native Minstrel, the first volume of poetry written by a native-born Australian
  • Alfred de Vigny, Poèmes antiques et modernes (expanded edition, 1829), France
  • Births

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

  • April 12 – Dinah Craik (born "Dinah Maria Mulock", also often credited as "Miss Mulock"), English (died 1887)
  • March 12 – Robert Lowry, American hymnodist (died 1899)
  • July 4 – Stephen Foster, American songwriter (died 1864)
  • Deaths

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

  • April 3 – Reginald Heber (born 1783), Church of England bishop, remembered chiefly as a hymn-writer
  • June 23 – John Taylor (born 1750), English businessman, poet and hymn-writer
  • June 27 – Mary Leadbeater (born 1758), Irish poet and writer
  • July 25 (July 13 O.S.) – Kondraty Ryleyev (born 1795), Russian poet and revolutionary, hanged
  • October 3 – Jens Baggesen (born 1764), Danish
  • William Glen (born 1789), Scottish
  • References

    1826 in poetry Wikipedia

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