1741 in literature

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The year 1741 in literature involved some significant events and new books.

Events[edit]

New books[edit]

New drama[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • William Shenstone - The Judgment of Hercules
  • Edward Young - Poetical Works of the Reverend Edward Young
  • Alonso Verdugo, third Earl of Torrepalma - Adonis

Non-fiction[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Westminster Abbey. Retrieved 2013-11-29. 
  2. ^ "First Magazine Published in America". West Hempstead Public Library. Retrieved 2012-07-22. 
  3. ^ Horace Walpole remarked, "there was a dozen dukes a night at Goodman's Fields." Freedley, George; Reeves, John A. (1968). A History of the Theatre. New York, Crown. p. 290.
  4. ^ Simpson, Louis (1993-04-04). "There, They Could Say, Is the Jew". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-09-04.