1649 in poetry

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Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

  • Richard Brome, perhaps the editor, Lachrymae Musarum: The Tears of the Muses, anonymous collection of elegies on the death of Henry, Lord Hastings; assumed to have been assembled by Brome[1]
  • Richard Lovelace, Lucasta: Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs, &c., to which is added Aramantha, A Pastoral., London: Tho. Harper (see also Lucasta: Posthume Poems 1659)
  • John Ogilby, translator, The Works of Publius Virgilius Maro, translation from the original Latin, "a respectable and often sumptuously printed work [...] which, until [John] Dryden's folio [of 1697], was not superseded", according to 20th century critic Mark Van Doren[2]
  • Thomas Stanley, the elder, Europa. Cupid Crucified. Venus Vigils[1]
  • George Wither, Carmen Eucharisticon[1]
  • Elegies on the execution of King Charles I of England on January 30:
    • Henry King, A Groane at the Funerall of that Incomparable and Glorious Monarch, Charles the First[1]
    • Thomas Pierce, anonymously, Caroli τοῦ μακαρίτου Παλιγγενεσία, 1649
    • Monumentum Regale, a Tombe for Charles I, collection

Births[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 99, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")