1751 in literature

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The year 1751 in literature involved some significant events and new books.

Events[edit]

  • Denis Diderot's Encyclopedia first volume appears.
  • In Vienna, court poet Metastasio writes the poem Il rè pastore, later used by Mozart to compose an opera seria.
  • The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy becomes the first formally published modern cookbook.

New books[edit]

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Poetry[edit]

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Births[edit]

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In literature[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deacon, Malcolm (1980). Philip Doddridge of Northampton. Northampton: Northamptonshire Libraries. ISBN 0-905391-07-1.