1694 in poetry

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Events[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Joseph Addison, An Account of the Greatest English Poets[1]
  • Edmund Arwaker, An Epistle to Monsieur Boileau, inviting his Muse to forsake the French interest and celebrate the King of England, verse addressed to Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, reflecting the high esteem the French poet had in England at a time when the French government was considered a dangerous enemy[2][3]
  • Sir Thomas Pope Blount, De Re Poetica; or, Remarks upon Poetry, with Characters and Censures of the most considerable poets, whether Ancient or Modern, Extracted out of the Best and Choicest Critics , an anthology of criticism[4]
  • John Dryden and Jacob Tonson, editors, The Annual Miscellany: for the Year 1694, the fourth in a series published by Tonson from 1684–1709; sometimes referred to as "Dryden's third Miscellany or "Tonson's third Miscellany or just "the third Miscellany;[2] includes Dryden's translation from the original Latin of the third book of Virgil's Georgic[1]
  • Charles Gildon, editor, Chorus Poetarum; or, Poems on Several Occasions, an anthology including work by Aphra Behn, the Duke of Buckingham, Sir John Denham, Sir George Etherege and Andrew Marvell[2]
  • Charles Hopkins, Epistolary Poems[2]

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Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 246, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  2. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ Clark, Alexander Frederick Bruce, Boileau+and+the+French+Classical+Critics+in+England&source=bl&ots=riSMnwEyAN&sig=vIZFHRatSiUEVSYrihbIOzCp4tA&hl=en&ei=XkJ3S_aHEMvf8QaOmOHDCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England (1660-1830), p 20, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  4. ^ Boileau+and+the+French+Classical+Critics+in+England&source=bl&ots=riSMnwEyAN&sig=vIZFHRatSiUEVSYrihbIOzCp4tA&hl=en&ei=XkJ3S_aHEMvf8QaOmOHDCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false Clark, p 16, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010