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1903 in poetry

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1903 in poetry

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

Contents

Australia

  • Gün Gencer, General Poems: Australia facing the dawn and its result, published by the author, printed in Sydney by R.T. Kelly
  • Allen Gilfillen, A Day, Melbourne: Melville and Mullen, drama and poetry
  • Lilian Wooster Greaves, Poems by Lilian, Newtown, New South Wales: G. Baker Walker
  • Bernard O'Dowd, Dawnward?, Australia
  • Banjo Paterson, "Waltzing Matilda", Australia's most widely known bush ballad
  • Canada

  • Bliss Carman, From the Green Book of Bards
  • E. Pauline Johnson, also known as "Tekahionwake", Canadian Born
  • Charles G. D. Roberts, The Book of the Rose
  • United Kingdom

  • Robert Bridges, Now in Wintry Delights
  • W. E. Henley, A Song of Speed
  • Rudyard Kipling, The Five Nations
  • John Masefield, Ballads
  • Alfred Noyes, The Flower of Old Japan
  • 'Æ' (George William Russell), The Nuts of Knowledge, lyrical poems old and new
  • Thomas Traherne, The Poetical Works of Thomas Traherne (posthumous)
  • W. B. Yeats, Irish poet published in the United Kingdom:
  • In the Seven Woods, being poems of the Irish heroic age including "Adam's Curse", "The King's Threshold" and "The Hour-Glass"
  • Ideas of Good and Evil, essays, including essays on Edmund Spenser, Percy Shelley and William Blake (criticism)
  • United States

  • Ambrose Bierce, Shapes of Clay
  • Willa Cather, Shapes of Clay
  • W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk
  • H. L. Mencken, Ventures into Verse
  • Josephine Preston Peabody, The Singing Leaves
  • George Sterling, The Testimony of the Suns
  • J. T. Trowbridge, Poetical Works
  • Other in English

  • Yone Noguchi, From the Eastern Sea
  • N. W. Pai, The Angel of Misfortune: A Fairy Tale, A Metrical Romance in Ten Books, Bombay: W. N. Mulgaokar and Co.India, Indian poetry in English
  • W. B. Yeats, Irish poet published in the United Kingdom:
  • In the Seven Woods, being poems of the Irish heroic age including "Adam's Curse", "The King's Threshold" and "The Hour-Glass"
  • Ideas of Good and Evil, essays, including essays on Edmund Spenser, Percy Shelley and William Blake (criticism)
  • Works published in other languages

  • Konstantin Balmont, Будем как Солнце (Budem kak Solntse), Russia
  • Paul Claudel, Art poétique, criticism; France
  • Kavi Dalpatram Nanalal, Katlank Kavyo, Indian, Gujarati-language
  • Saint-Pol-Roux, pen name of Paul Roux, Anciennetés, France
  • Births

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

  • April 3 – Peter Huchel (died 1981), German poet
  • May 25 – Ewart Milne (died 1987), Irish poet and radical
  • May 30 – Countee Cullen (died 1946), African-American poet
  • June 17 – Jyoti Prasad Agarwala (died 1953), playwright, songwriter, poet, writer and film maker; Indian, writing in Assamese
  • September 9 – Atul Chandra Hazarika (died 1986), poet, dramatist, children's story writer and translator; called "Sahitycharjya" by an Assamese literary society; Indian, writing in Assamese
  • October 5 – Yaho Kitabatake 北畠 八穂 (died 1982), Japanese Showa period poet and children's fiction writer
  • November 6 – Carl Rakosi, American poet
  • November 15:
  • Tatsuko Hoshino 星野立子 (died 1984), Japanese Showa period haiku poet and travel writer; founded Tamamo, a haiku magazine exclusively for women; in the Hototogisu literary circle; haiku selector for Asahi Shimbun newspaper; contributed to haiku columns in various newspapers and magazines (a woman)
  • Jinzai Kiyoshi 神西清 (died 1957) Japanese Showa period novelist, translator, literary critic, poet and playwright
  • December 4 – A. L. Rowse (died 1997), English poet, historian and Shakespeare scholar and biographer
  • December 10 – William Plomer (died 1973), South African-born novelist, poet and literary editor
  • December 31:
  • Fumiko Hayashi 林 芙美子 (born this year or 1904 (sources disagree); died 1951), Japanese novelist, writer and poet (a woman)
  • Lorine Niedecker (died 1970) the only woman associated with the Objectivist poets
  • Also:
  • Raymond Herbert McGrath (died 1977), Australian poet
  • Rafael Méndez Dorich (died 1973), Peruvian poet
  • Sanjayan, pen name of M. R. Nayar (died 1943), Indian, Malayalam-language poet
  • Deaths

  • March 20 – Charles Godfrey Leland, 78, American humorist, folklorist and poet
  • May 8 – David Mills (born 1831), Canadian politician and poet
  • May 22 – Misao Fujimura, 藤村操 (born 1886), Japanese philosophy student and poet, largely remembered for the poem he carved into a tree before committing suicide over an unrequited love; made famous by Japanese newspapers after his death (see picture at right)
  • July 11 – W. E. Henley, 52, English poet, critic and editor
  • October 30 – Ozaki Kōyō 尾崎 紅葉, pen name of Ozaki Tokutaro 尾崎 徳太郎 (born 1868), Japanese novelist, essayist and haiku poet
  • December – Isa Craig (born 1831), Scottish-born poet
  • References

    1903 in poetry Wikipedia


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