1856 in literature

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The year 1856 in literature involved some significant events and new books.

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  1. ^ 66: 442–61.
  2. ^ a b Suarez, Michael F.; Woudhuysen, H. R., ed. (2013). The Book: A Global History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-967941-6. 
  3. ^ Bodenheimer, Rosemarie (2001). "A Woman of Many Names". In Levine, George (ed). The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot. Cambridge University Press. p. 29. 
  4. ^ Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen (2011). Love, Sex, Death & Words: Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature. London: Icon. p. 441. ISBN 978-184831-247-0. 
  5. ^ First published November 15 but dated 1857.
  6. ^ King Alfred surveying Oxford University at the present time: A prize poem, recited in the Theatre, Oxford, June 4th, 1856 (Newdigate prize poem; T & G Shrimpton, 1856)