1801 in literature
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The year 1801 in literature involved some significant events.
- April 2 – Battle of Copenhagen: In recognition of the English attack on Copenhagen, Adam Oehlenschläger produces his first dramatic sketch April the Second 1801.
- Hindusthani Press established in Calcutta, India, by John Gilchrist.
- The second edition of Specimens of the Early English Poets, edited by George Ellis and covering poems from the Old English through to the 17th century, is influential in acquainting the general reading public with Middle English poetry, going through a further 4 editions.
- François-René de Chateaubriand – Atala
- Anne Seymour Damer – Belmour
- Maria Edgeworth – Belinda
- Robert Evans – The Dream
- Elizabeth Helme – St. Margaret's Cave
- Rachel Hunter – Letitia
- Isabella Kelly – Ruthinglenne
- Sophia King – The Fatal Secret
- Mary Meeke – Which is the Man
- Agnes Musgrave – The Confession
- Amelia Opie – The Father and Daughter
- Eliza Parsons – The Peasant of Ardenne Forest
- Friedrich von Schiller
- Thomas Moore and Michael Kelly (tenor) - The Gypsy Prince
- Henry James Pye - Alfred
- William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Lyrical Ballads (2nd edition)
- Francis Barrett -The Magus, or Celestial Intelligencer
- Elizabeth Hamilton - Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education
- Arthur Murphy - Life of David Garrick
- February 16 - Frederic Madden, palaeographer (died 1873)
- February 21 - Cardinal John Henry Newman, Catholic writer (died 1890)
- March 4 - Karl Rudolf Hagenbach, theologian and historian (died 1874)
- March 15 - George Perkins Marsh, philologist (died 1882)
- August 10 - Christian Hermann Weisse, German Protestant religious philosopher (died 1866)
- September 4 - Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Count D'Orsay, wit (died 1852)
- November 3 - Karl Baedeker, German publisher (died 1859)
- November 10 - Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (died 1872)
- November 22 - Abraham Hayward, man of letters (died 1884)
- November 24 - Ludwig Bechstein, German writer and collector of folk fairy tales (died 1860)
- December 4 - Karl Ludwig Michelet, German philosopher (died 1893)
- December 7 - Johann Nestroy, Austrian dramatist (died 1862)
- December 11 - Christian Dietrich Grabbe, German dramatist (died 1836)
- December 12 - Edward Moxon, English poet and publisher (died 1858)
- January 2 - Johann Kaspar Lavater, Swiss poet (born 1741)
- January 9 - Margaretta Faugères, American playwright, poet and political activist (born 1771)
- January 13 - Robert Orme, historian (born 1728)
- March 14 - Ignacy Krasicki, poet (born 1735)
- March 21 - John Holt, non-fiction author (born 1743)
- March 25 - Novalis, German poet (born 1772)
- April 11 - Antoine de Rivarol, epigrammatist (born 1753)
- September 1 - Robert Bage, novelist (born 1728)
- September 7 - Giovanni Andrea Lazzarini, painter, poet and art historian (born 1710)
- September 23 - Thomas Nowell, historian (born c.1730)
- Das, Sisir Kumar (2006). "A Chronology of Literary Events, 1800–1910". A History of Indian Literature: Western Impact, Indian Response, 1800–1910. Sahitya Akademi.