1578 in poetry

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Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

France[edit]

  • Rémy Belleau, Oeuvres complètes,[2] an edition of his collected works, containing the verse comedy La Reconnue (composed about 1563), published posthumously (died 1577)[3]
  • Guillaume Belliard, Le premier livre des Poèmes Paris: Claude Gauthier
  • Antoine de Cotel, Premier Livre des mignardes et gaies poésies
  • Philippe Desportes, an edition of his works; France[4]
  • Catherine Des Roches, also known as "Catherine Fradonnet", Oeuvres, Paris: Abel L'Angelier published this year and in 1579, France
  • Esbatement moral des animaux, a version of Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder
  • Jean de Boyssières, Les Premières Œuvres
  • Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas, Première semaine ou création du monde, a biblical and scientific epic poem which established the author's fame as a poet, attempted to inventory human knowledge in an encyclopedic way and in a didactic and religious framework; translated into several languages and reprinted in 25 editions over the next 25 years; inspired or admired by d'Aubigne, Tasso, John Milton and, later, Johann Goethe;[3] Paris: Gadoulleau et Febvrier.
  • Pierre de Ronsard:
    • Les Amours d’Hélène[5]
    • Oeuvres, the fifth, revised edition of his collected works (the first was published in 1560). New poems in this edition include Sur la Mort de Marie, the sonnets for Astrée and the Sonnets pour Hélène.[6]

Other[edit]

  • Alonso de Ercilla, La Araucana, an epic poem about the conquest of Chile; the first part originally appeared in 1569, the second part was published for the first time this year (together with the first part), the third part was published with the first and second parts in 1589; Spain
  • Jan Kochanowski, Poland:
    • Psalterz Dawidow ("David's Psalter"), a free paraphrasing of the Psalms[7]
    • Odprawa postow greckich ("The Dismissal of the Grecian Envoys")[7]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Weinberg, Bernard, ed., French Poetry of the Renaissance, Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, Arcturus Books edition, October 1964, fifth printing, August 1974 (first printed in France in 1954), ISBN 0-8093-0135-0, "Rémy Belleau" p 140
  3. ^ a b France, Peter, editor, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, 1993, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-866125-8
  4. ^ Weinberg, Bernard, ed., French Poetry of the Renaissance, Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, Arcturus Books edition, October 1964, fifth printing, August 1974 (first printed in France in 1954), ISBN 0-8093-0135-0, "Phillipe Desportes" p 157
  5. ^ Trager, James, The People's Chronology, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979
  6. ^ Weinberg, Bernard, ed., French Poetry of the Renaissance, Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, Arcturus Books edition, October 1964, fifth printing, August 1974 (first printed in France in 1954), ISBN 0-8093-0135-0, "Pierre de Ronsard" p 70
  7. ^ a b c d Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications