1908 in poetry

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Events[edit]

  • March – Ezra Pound leaves America for Europe. In April, he moves to Venice, where in July he self-publishes his first collection of poems, A Lume Spento (dedicated to his friend Philadelphia artist William Brooke Smith, who has just died of tuberculosis). In August he settles in London, where he will remain until 1920 and in December publish A Quinzaine for this Yule.[1]

The Poets' Club[edit]

Works published in English[edit]

W. B. Yeats in Dublin on 24 January 1908
1908 Portrait of W. B. Yeats by John Singer Sargent

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Other in English[edit]

Works published in other languages[edit]

French language[edit]

France[edit]

Canada, in French[edit]

Other[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Births[edit]

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ackroyd, Peter (1980). "Bibliography". Ezra Pound. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd. p. 121. 
  2. ^ a b Garvin, John William, editor, Canadian Poets (anthology), published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916, retrieved via Google Books, June 5, 2009
  3. ^ Mary Jane Edwards, "Drummond, William Henry," Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, Web, Apr. 15, 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  5. ^ Part three of Hardy's epic trilogy of the Napoleonic War
  6. ^ a b Ackroyd, Peter, Ezra Pound, Thames and Hudson Ltd., London, 1980, "Bibliography" chapter, p 121
  7. ^ a b Mac Liammoir, Michael, and Eavan Boland, W. B. Yeats, Thames and Hudson (part of the "Thames and Hudson Literary Lives" series), London, 1971, p. 82
  8. ^ 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)
  9. ^ a b Web page titled "POET Francis Jammes (1868 - 1938)", at The Poetry Foundation website, retrieved August 30, 2009. Archived 2009-09-03.
  10. ^ Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0-394-52197-8
  11. ^ a b "French-Canadian Literature", article, in Chisholm, Hugh, editor, The Britannica Year Book 1913, London and New York, retrieved via Google Books, June 28, 2009
  12. ^ Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  13. ^ Web page titled "José Santos Chocano" at the Jaume University website, retrieved August 29, 2011
  14. ^ a b Story, Noah, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature, "Poetry in French" article, pp 651-654, Oxford University Press, 1967
  15. ^ "McCuaig, Ronald". AustLit Database. Retrieved 2007-10-02. 
  16. ^ "MS 8786/Papers of Eric Irvin (1908-1992)". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2007-05-21.