1643 in literature
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The year 1643 in literature involved some significant events.
- June 16 - Parliament issues the Licensing Order of 1643 to control the press — the action against which John Milton protests in his Areopagitica of the following year.
- August 1 - First of Milton's divorce tracts published, anonymously and unlicensed.
- Having had his philosophy condemned by the University of Utrecht, René Descartes begins his long correspondence with Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia.
- Cardinal Mazarin opens the Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris to scholars.
- The medieval Icelandic manuscript Codex Regius comes to light, in the possession of Bishop Brynjólfur Sveinsson.
- Miyamoto Musashi begins dictating The Book of Five Rings (Go Rin No Sho).
- Francis Bacon's New Atlantis and Tommaso Campanella's Civitas Solis, The City of the Sun, are published together in a volume titled Mundus Alter et Idem — the first time, though not the last, that the two works will be bound together.
- Pedro Agerre - Gero
- Sir Thomas Browne - Religio Medici (the 1st "authorized" edition, after 2 unauthorized in the previous year)
- Sir Kenelm Digby - Observations Upon Religio Medici
- Philip Hunton - A Treatise of Monarchie
- John Milton - Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce
- Roger Williams - A Key into the Language of America
- Pierre Corneille
- Le Menteur
- Sir William Davenant - The Unfortunate Lovers published
- Claude de L'Estoile - La belle esclave ("The Beautiful Slave")
- Antoine Girard de Saint-Amant - Albion
- March 26 - Louis Moréri, encyclopaedist (died 1680)
- September 18 - Bishop Gilbert Burnet, historian (died 1715)
- November 1 - John Strype, historian and biographer (died 1737)
- November 16 - Jean Chardin, travel writer (died 1713)
- February 9 - Sidney Godolphin, poet (born 1610)
- April 4 - Simon Episcopius, theologian (born 1583)
- April 12 - Nicolaus Hunnius, Lutheran theologian (born 1585)
- April 20 - Christoph Demantius, composer and poet (born 1567)
- November 29 - William Cartwright, dramatist (born 1611)
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