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1851 in poetry

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1851 in poetry

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



June – While waiting to cross the English Channel on honeymoon, English poet Matthew Arnold probably begins to compose the poem "Dover Beach" (published 1867).

United Kingdom

  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Poems Posthumous and Collected
  • Edward Henry Bickersteth, Nineveh
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Casa Guidi Windows
  • Caroline Clive, under the pen name "V", The Valley of the Rea
  • Hartley Coleridge, Poems by Hartley Coleridge, edited by Derwent Coleridge (posthumous)
  • George Meredith, Poems, including the first version of "Love in the Valley"
  • United States

  • Thomas Holley Chivers, Eonchs of Ruby: A Gift of Love
  • Theodore Sedgwick Fay, Ulric; or, The Voices
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Golden Legend (republished under the title Christius 1872)
  • William Wilberforce Lord, Christ in Hades
  • Henry Theodore Tuckerman, Poems
  • Frances Fuller Victor, with Metta Victoria Victor, Poems of Sentiment and Imagination
  • William Ross Wallace, Meditations in America, and Other Poems
  • Works published in other languages

  • Hilario Ascasubi, Santos Vega o los mellizos de la Flor, Spanish-language, Argentina
  • Heinrich Heine, Romanzero, Germany
  • Micah Joseph Lebensohn, Shire Bat Ẓiyyon, Hebrew-language, Lithuania
  • Births

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

  • March 1 – Arthur Clement Hilton (died 1877), English
  • May 8 – James Lister Cuthbertson (died 1910), Australian
  • December 18 – John Farrell (died 1904), Australian
  • December 20 – Thérèse Schwartze (died 1918), Dutch portrait painter and poet
  • Date not known – Albery Allson Whitman (died 1901), African American
  • Deaths

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

  • February 1 – Mary Shelley (born 1797), English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer and poet
  • February 23 – Joanna Baillie (born 1762), Scottish poet and dramatist
  • July 6 – David Macbeth Moir (born 1798), Scottish physician and writer
  • December 19 – Henry Luttrell (born 1768), English politician, wit and writer of society verse
  • References

    1851 in poetry Wikipedia

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