1559 in poetry
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|List of years in poetry (table)|
|... 1549 . 1550 . 1551 . 1552 . 1553 . 1554 . 1555 ...
1556 1557 1558 -1559- 1560 1561 1562
... 1563 . 1564 . 1565 . 1566 . 1567 . 1568 . 1569 ...
In literature: 1556 1557 1558 -1559- 1560 1561 1562
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- The Catholic Church creates the first Index Librorum Prohibitorum, ("Index of Prohibited Books"). Included on the list is Pier Angelo Manzolli's Zodiacus Vitae a poem first published probably in the early 1530s.
- Joachim du Bellay, Discours au Roi et Le Poète courtisan satire, France
- Antonio Minturno, De poeta ("On Poetry"), Italian criticism (generally thought to be a source of Sir Philip Sidney's Defense of Poesie 1595)
- Jorge de Montemayor, La Diana, pastoral romance, Portuguese
- Marguerite de Navarre, Heptaméron, poems and stories in the manner of Boccaccio's Decameron; posthumously published, France
- Olivier de Magny, Les Odes d'Olivier de Magny, de Cahors en Quercy, A. Wechel
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- December – Lupercio Leonardo de Argensola (died 1613), Spanish poet, playwright and chronicler, brother of poet Bartolome Leonardo de Argensola
- George Chapman (died 1634), English dramatist, translator, and poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- Nicolas Denisot (born 1515), French Renaissance poet and painter
- Yang Shen (born 1488), Chinese poet
- Wen Zhengming (born 1470), Chinese poet, painter and calligrapher
- 16th century in poetry
- 16th century in literature
- Dutch Renaissance and Golden Age literature
- Elizabethan literature
- French Renaissance literature
- Renaissance literature
- Spanish Renaissance literature
- "Late Renaissance Thought and the New Universe / Marcellus Palingenius Stellatus", at the "Mathematics Across the Curriculum at Dartmouth College" website, retrieved May 22, 2009. Archived 2009-05-27.
- Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
- Kurian, George Thomas, Timetables of World Literature, New York: Facts on File Inc., 2003, ISBN 0-8160-4197-0
- "La vie de Louise Labé", a chronology, and Web page titled "Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549)", both in French, retrieved May 17, 2009. Archived 2009-05-20.