1822 in poetry

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Works published in English[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

  • Hew Ainslie, published anonymously, A Pilgrimage to the Land of Burns, a travel diary about a tour of Scotland, with elaborate descriptions of the scenery and with poetry inspired by the trip; published the same year the author immigrated to the United States[2]
  • McDonald Clarke, Elixir of Moonshine, Being a Collection of Prose and Poetry by the Mad Poet, including the couplet "Now twilight lets her curtain down / And Pins it with a star." Clarke was known as "the Mad Poet of Broadway" because of his eccentric behavior, with impulsive, dramatic reactions to music, fashion and society, although his mild insanity would worsen later[2]
  • James Lawson, "Ontwa, the Son of the Forest", describing the life of Erie Indians, including notes by Lewis Cass, territorial governor of Michigan; the poem was later included in Columbian Lyre; or, Specimens of Transatlantic Poetry, published in Glasgow 1828[2]
  • James McHenry, The Pleasures of Friendship, short lyric poems and a 1,200-line title poem; nine more editions of the book would appear in the author's lifetime, each with added minor poems[2]
  • James Gates Percival, Clio, the first two volumes of poetic soliloquies (a third volume was published in 1827)[2]

Works published in other languages[edit]


The Funeral of Shelley by Louis Edouard Fournier (1889); pictured in the forefront are, from left, Edward Trelawny, Leigh Hunt (who actually did not leave his carriage) and Lord Byron

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  2. ^ a b c d e 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
  3. ^ Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0-14-042385-3