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1827 in poetry

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1827 in poetry

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  • First publication of the 16th century Scottish Bannatyne Manuscript begins in Edinburgh by the Bannatyne Club.
  • United Kingdom

  • Bernard Barton, A Widow's Tale, and Other Poems
  • Robert Bloomfield, The Poems of Robert Bloomfield
  • Edward Lytton Bulwer (later Bulwer-Lytton), published anonymously, O'Neill, or, The Rebel
  • John Clare, The Shepherd's Calendar; with Village Stories and Other Poems
  • George Darley, Sylvia; or, The May Queen
  • Reginald Heber, Hymns
  • Thomas Hood:
  • The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies; Hero and Leander; Lycus the Centaur; and Other Poems
  • Whims and Oddities in Prose and Verse, second series, poetry and prose (see also Whims and Oddities 1826)
  • May Howitt, and William Howitt, The Desolation of Eyam; The Emigrant; A Tale of the American Woods, and Other Poems
  • John Keble, published anonymously, The Christian Year, 100 editions were published by 1866
  • Letitia Elizabeth Landon, writing under the pen name "L.E.L.", The Golden Violet, and Other Poems
  • Robert Millhouse, Sherwood Forest: and other poems.
  • Mary Russell Mitford, Dramatic Scenes, Sonnets, and Other Poems
  • James Montgomery, The Pelican Island, and Other Poems
  • Robert Pollok, The Course of Time, Scottish
  • Agnes Strickland, The Seven Ages of Woman, and Other Poems
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson, Charles Tennyson, and Frederick Tennyson, published anonymously, Poems, by Two Brothers, despite the title, there were three authors
  • William Wordsworth, The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, text very much revised from Miscellaneous Poems 1820; see also Poetical Works 1836, Poetical Works 1840, and Poetical Works (Centenary Edition) 1870
  • United States

  • Sumner Lincoln Fairfield, "The Cities of the Plain", a narrative poem about the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Fitz-Greene Halleck, Alnwick Castle, with Other Poems, the author's first book of poetry sold well and was praised by critics
  • Edgar Allan Poe, Tamerlane and Other Poems, initially published anonymously; the author's first poetry book; including "Visit of the Dead", "The Lake", "Evening Star", and "Imitation"
  • Lydia Sigourney, Poems
  • William Gilmore Simms:
  • Lyrical and Other Poems
  • Early Lays
  • Nathaniel Parker Willis, Sketches, the author's first poetry book; mostly Biblical paraphrases
  • Other in English

  • Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, Poems, Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press; India, Indian poetry in English
  • Works published in other languages

  • Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder ("Book of Songs"), the author's first major poetry collection, German author and poet living in France
  • Giacomo Leopardi, Operette Morali
  • Births

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

  • February 17 – Rose Terry Cooke (died 1892), American
  • April 16 – Octave Crémazie (died 1879), Canadian, "the father of French Canadian poetry"
  • June 9 – Francis Miles Finch (died 1907), American
  • September 18 – John Townsend Trowbridge (died 1916), American
  • November 8 – José Bonifácio the Younger (died 1886), French-born Brazilian politician and poet
  • Henry Alfred Krishnapillai (died 1900), Indian Tamil language poet
  • John Hollin Ridge (died 1867), American
  • Fazal Shah Sayyad (died 1890), Indian Punjabi language poet
  • Deaths

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

  • January 6 – Charlotte von Stein (born 1742), German member of the court at Weimar, poet and close friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (on whom she was a strong influence) and of Friedrich Schiller
  • May 12 – David Richards (Dafydd Ionawr) (born 1751), Welsh
  • May 29 – Carlos Wilcox (born 1794), American
  • July 3 – David Davis (Castellhywel) (born 1745), Welsh minister and poet
  • August 8 – George Canning (born 1770), English statesman and occasional poet
  • August 12 – William Blake (born 1757), English poet, artist and visionary
  • September 10 – Ugo Foscolo (born 1778), Italian writer, revolutionary and poet
  • September 15 – Robert Pollok (born c. 1798), Scottish
  • November 10 – St. George Tucker (born 1752), American poet, lawyer and professor of law at the College of William and Mary
  • November 18 – Wilhelm Hauff (born 1802, German poet and novelist
  • References

    1827 in poetry Wikipedia

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