1813 in poetry
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- April 20 - Lord Byron and Thomas Moore visit Leigh Hunt in the Surrey Gaol.
- April 23 - Byron takes Hunt some books to help with his composition of Francesca da Rimini.
- June 17–18 - German poet Theodor Körner, fighting with the Königlich Preußisches Freikorps von Lützow in the German campaign against Napoleon (War of the Sixth Coalition), composes the sonnet Abschied vom Leben ("Farewell to Life") while lying severely wounded.
- August 25 - Theodor Körner composes the patriotic lyric Schwertlied ("Sword Song") the night before his death in action aged 21.
- Autumn - Robert Southey becomes Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom after Walter Scott's refusal of the post.
- First award of the Chancellor's Gold Medal for poetry at the University of Cambridge in England, to George Waddington for "Columbus".
- Kālidāsa's 4th/5th century Sanskrit poem Meghadūta is first translated into English by Horace Hayman Wilson.
- William Lisle Bowles, The Missionary, published anonymously
- Lord Byron:
- Allan Cunningham, Songs
- Thomas John Dibdin, A Metrical History of England
- James Hogg, The Queen's Wake
- Mary Russell Mitford, Narrative Poems on the Female Character
- James Montgomery, The World Before the Flood
- Thomas Moore, writing as "Thomas Brown, the younger", Intercepted Letters; or, The Twopenny Post-Bag, several editions this year
- Sir Walter Scott:
- Percy Bysshe Shelley, Queen Mab
- Horatio Smith and James Smith, Horace in London, mostly by James Smith
- Washington Allston, The Sylphs of the Seasons, with Other Poems, "First American from the London edition" Boston; Cambridge: Published by Cummings and Hilliard; Hilliard & Metcalf, American living in and published in the United Kingdom; sentimental and satirical poems; written while the author was a student at Harvard and published during his convalescence; the book was praised by William Wordsworth and Robert Southey
- Edwin Clifford Holland, Odes, Naval Songs, and Other Occasional Poems
- William Kilty, attributed, The Vision of Don Croker
- James Kirke Paulding, The Lay of the Scottish Fiddle: A Tale of Havre de Grace, Supposed to Be Written by Walter Scott, Esq., a long poem and verse parody of the romantic poetry of Sir Walter Scott, particularly Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel; Paulding's work condemns the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay in the War of 1812 and is strongly criticized in the London Quarterly
- George Watterston, The Scenes of Youth
- Cristóbal de Beña, Spanish poet published in the United Kingdom:
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- January 23 – Charles Harpur (died 1868), Australian
- William Edmondstoune Aytoun, Scots
- Charles Timothy Brooks, American
- Christopher Pearse Cranch, American
- Epes Sargent, American
- Jones Very, American
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- January 20 - Christoph Martin Wieland (born 1733), German poet, translator and editor
- Henrietta Battier
- Jane Cave
- Henry James Pye
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- Golden Age of Russian Poetry (1800–1850)
- Weimar Classicism period in Germany, commonly considered to have begun in 1788 and to have ended either in 1805, with the death of Friedrich Schiller, or 1832, with the death of Goethe
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- "Körner, Karl Theodor". Collier's New Encyclopedia. 1921.
- "Scott the Poet". Sir Walter Scott. Edinburgh University Library. 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
- Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
- Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
- Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: : America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7, retrieved via Google Books
- Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)
- "BEÑA, Cristóbal de", article, pp 185-186, Bleiberg, Germán, Dictionary of the literature of the Iberian peninsula, Volume 1, as retrieved from Google Books on September 6, 2011