1831 in literature
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The year 1831 in literature involved some significant events and new books.
- January 1 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publication of the Liberator, an abolitionist periodical in the United States.
- January 15 - Victor Hugo completes his novel Notre-Dame de Paris, known in English as The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
- February 18 (old style) - Alexander Pushkin marries Natalya Goncharova at the Great Ascension Church on Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street in Moscow.
- March 19 - The play La Cocarde Tricolore by the Cogniard brothers introduces the term "chauvinism".
- April 18 - The Sydney Morning Herald is first published.
- Convict Henry Savery's autobiographical fiction Quintus Servinton: a tale founded upon incidents of real occurrence is published anonymously in Tasmania, the first Australian novel.
- Daniel Appleton publishes his first book in New York City, origins of the firm of D. Appleton & Company.
- Honoré de Balzac
- Selina Davenport - The Queen's Page
- Benjamin Disraeli - The Young Duke
- Nikolai Gogol - Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka
- Catherine Gore
- Ann Hatton - Gerald Fitzgerald
- Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (French: Notre Dame de Paris)
- Thomas Love Peacock - Crotchet Castle
- George Sand - Indiana
- Robert Montgomery Bird - Gladiator
- Dulduityn Danzanravjaa - Saran khökhöö ("Moon Cuckoo"; approximate date)
- Victor Hugo - Marion Delorme
- Alexander Pushkin - Boris Godunov (published)
- John Augustus Stone - Tancred, King of Sicily
- Thomas Hood - The Dream of Eugene Aram, the Murderer
- Giacomo Leopardi - Canti
- Edgar Allan Poe - Poems
- Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet - The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of HMS Bounty: Its Cause and Consequences
- Washington Irving - Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus
- John Stuart Mill - The Spirit of the Age
- January 2 - Justin Winsor, historian and librarian (died 1897)
- January 26 - Mary Mapes Dodge, writer (died 1907)
- February 16 - Nikolai Leskov, novelist (died 1895)
- August 1 - William Aldis Wright, literary editor (died 1914)
- September 5 - Victorien Sardou, dramatist (died 1908)
- October 15 - Helen Hunt Jackson, writer-activist (died 1885)
- January 2 - Barthold Georg Niebuhr, historian (born 1776)
- January 14 - Henry Mackenzie, Scottish novelist (born 1745)
- January 21 - Ludwig Achim von Arnim, German poet and novelist (born 1781; heart attack)
- February 25 - Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, dramatist and novelist, originator of Sturm und Drang
- April 4 - Isaiah Thomas, publisher
- June 30 - William Roscoe, English poet
- October 2 - José Agostinho de Macedo, Portuguese poet (born 1761)
- December 18 - Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch author
- December 26 - Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, Indian poet and teacher (born 1809)
- WorldCat entry
- The development of Australian literature in the 19th century (PDF), University of the Third Age, p. 4, retrieved 2013-08-22
- Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (2nd ed.). London: Chatto & Windus.