1638 in poetry
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|List of years in poetry (table)|
|... 1628 . 1629 . 1630 . 1631 . 1632 . 1633 . 1634 ...
1635 1636 1637 -1638- 1639 1640 1641
... 1642 . 1643 . 1644 . 1645 . 1646 . 1647 . 1648 ...
In literature: 1635 1636 1637 -1638- 1639 1640 1641
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- May - English poet John Milton sets out for a tour of the European continent. He spends the summer in Florence.
- Henry Adamson, Muses Threnodie: of Mirthful Mournings on the death of Mr Gall, Edinburgh, noted for giving a general description of Perth in the 17th century; published with the encouragement of Adamson's friend, William Drummond
- Charles Aleyn, The History of Henry the Seventh
- Richard Brathwaite, writing under the pen name "Corymboeus", Barnabees Journall, under the Names of Mirtilus & Faustulus Shadowed, Latin and English verse on facing pages
- Robert Chamberlain, Nocturnall Lucubrations; or, Meditations Divine and Morall
- William Davenant, Madagascar; with Other Poems
- Justa Edouardo King Naufrago, by various authors; a collection of elegies dedicated to the memory of Edward King, a college friend of John Milton's at Cambridge who had been drowned in August 1637 when his ship sank in the Irish Sea off the coast of Wales; including Milton's "Lycidas"
- Thomas Nabbes, The Springs of Glorie, verse drama
- Francis Quarles, Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man
- Thomas Randolph, Poems with the Muses Looking-lasse: and Amyntas
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- Sir Robert Aytoun (born 1570), Scottish poet
- Charles Fitzgeoffrey (born 1576), English Elizabethan poet and clergyman
- Ivan Gundulić (born 1589), Croatian
- John Hoskins (born 1566), English
- Juan Pérez de Montalbán (born 1602), Spanish dramatist, poet and novelist
- Daulat Qazi (born 1600), medieval Bengali poet
- Lewalski, Barbara K. (2003). The Life of John Milton: A Critical Biography (Revised ed.). Oxford: Blackwell. ISBN 9780631176657.
- Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
- "German Literature". Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Retrieved 2013-12-04.