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1883 in poetry

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1883 in poetry

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


United Kingdom

  • William Allingham, The Fairies, including "Up the airy mountain ..."; reprinted from Poems 1850
  • Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, The Wind and the Whirwind
  • Robert Bridges, Prometheus the Firegiver
  • Robert Browning, Jocoseria
  • George Meredith, Poems and Lyrics of the Joy of Earth
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne, A Century of Roundels
  • United States

  • Francis James Child, editor, English and Scottish Popular Ballads, an anthology published in five volumes from this year to 1898
  • Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Decorative Plaques
  • Emma Lazarus, "The New Colossus", written in aid of the Bartholdi Pedestal Fund for erection of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Michael Angelo, posthumously published
  • James Whitcomb Riley, The Old Swimmin'-Hole and 'Leven More Poems
  • John Greenleaf Whittier, The Bay of Seven Islands
  • Jones Very, Poems, published posthumously
  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Poems of Passion
  • Works published in other languages

  • Gabriele D'Annunzio, L'intermezzo di rime, Italy
  • Victor Hugo, La Légende des siècles, third series (first series 1859, second series 1877), France
  • Jan Neruda, Prosté motivy, Czech
  • Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, History of the Russian State from Gostomysl to Timashev, Russian parody published posthumously
  • Paul Verlaine, in November publishes an influential essay on Stéphane Mallarmé, which is later reprinted in the book Les Poetès maudits; France
  • Albert Verwey, Persephone, Netherlands
  • Births

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

  • January 1 – Charles Badger Clark (died 1957), American
  • January 6 – Khalil Gibran (died 1931), Lebanese American poet and artist
  • February 7 – K. V. Simon, (died 1943), Indian Malayalam-language poet
  • February 18
  • Nikos Kazantzakis (died 1957), Greek author
  • Jessie Litchfield, (died 1956), Australian author
  • March 13 – Kōtarō Takamura 高村 光太郎 (died 1956), Japanese poet and sculptor; son of sculptor Kōun Takamura
  • March 16 – Ethel Anderson née Campbell (died 1958), English-born Australian
  • March 27 (March 15 O.S.) – Marie Under (died 1980), Estonian
  • May 7 – Anna Wickham, née Edith Alice Mary Harper, aka Edith Hepburn and John Oland (committed suicide 1947), English poet brought up in Australia
  • June 27 – Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy (died 1929), English Anglican priest and poet
  • August 11 – Ernst Stadler (killed 1914 in World War I), German Expressionist poet
  • September 16 – T. E. Hulme (killed 1917 in World War I), influential English poetry critic
  • September 17 – William Carlos Williams (died 1963), American
  • November 10 – Arthur Davison Ficke (died 1945), American
  • December 10 – Alfred Kreymborg (died 1966), American poet, novelist, playwright, literary editor and anthologist
  • December 12 – William Baylebridge (died 1942)), Australian poet and short-story writer
  • September 14 – Marjorie Pickthall (died 1922), English-born Canadian
  • Deaths

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

  • January 5 – Charles Tompson (born 1806), Australian public servant said to be the first published Australian-born poet
  • June 14
  • Charles Timothy Brooks, 96, American poet and translator
  • Edward Fitzgerald, 74, English poet and translator, best known for his translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
  • George Moses Horton (born c. 1797), African-American
  • References

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