1490s in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1492
1493
1494
1495
1496
1497
1498

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

English poet John Lydgate, died c. 1451 but published this decade

1491:

1492:

  • Savonarola, Apologeticus De Ratione Poeticae Artis, criticism; Italy[2]
  • Jorge Manrique, Coplas de Manrique por la muerte de su padre ("Couplets on the Death of His Father"[3] or "Stanzas for the Death of His Father"[4]), Spanish lyric poem

1493:

1494:

1495:

1496:

1497:

1498:

1499:

  • John Skelton, published anonymously, The Bouge of Court, publication year uncertain, written in 1488; a satirical dream-allegory about court life[5]
  • Gilber Hay (or perhaps "Gilbert the Hay", who may have been a different person) publishes The Buik of King Alexander the Conquerour, part of The Buik of Alexander romance stories
  • Pierre Gringore, Chasteau de Labour, printed by Antoine Vérard, France

Births[edit]

Portrait of Philip Melanchthon (born 1497), by Lucas Cranach the Elder
Artist's depiction of Mirabai, Hindu poet, born 1498
French poet Clément Marot

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article. There are conflicting or unreliable sources for the birth years of many people born in this period; where sources conflict, the poet is listed again and the conflict is noted:

1490:

1491:

1492:

1493:

1494:

1495:

1496:

1497:

1498:

1499:

Deaths[edit]

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola; portrait by an unknown artist, in the Uffizi, Florence

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

1490:

1491:

1492:

1493:

1494:

1495:

1496:

1497:

1498:

1499:

See also[edit]

Other events:

16th century:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Carmi, T., The Penguin Book ofHebrew Verse, p 119, Penguin, 1981, ISBN 978-0-14-042197-2
  2. ^ Clarke, Elizabeth, Theory and theology in George Herbert's poetry: 'Divinitie, and Poesie, met, page 28, 1998, retrieved via Google Books on February 4, 2010
  3. ^ "Coplas de Manrique" article in Encyclopedia Americana, Volume 7, p 650, 1918, retrieved via Google Books on July 15, 2012
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Kurian, George Thomas, Timetables of World Literature, New York: Facts on File Inc., 2003, ISBN 0-8160-4197-0
  5. ^ a b c Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  6. ^ Web page titled "Stultifera Navis (The Ship of Fools): The Medieval Satire of Sebastian Brant" at the website of the University of Houston library, retrieved February 2, 2010
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Web page titled "Tra Medioevo en rinascimento" at Poeti di Italia in Lingua Latina website (in Italian), retrieved May 14, 2009. Archived 2009-05-27.
  8. ^ Schnur, Rhoda and Roger P. H. Green, Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Abulensis: proceedings of the tenth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Ávila, 4-9 August 1997, p 11, Published by Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2000, ISBN 0-86698-249-3, ISBN 978-0-86698-249-8, retrieved via Google Books, May 21, 2009
  9. ^ Perosa, Allesandro and John Hanbury, Angus Sparrow, Renaissance Latin verse: an anthology, p xi and p 222, University of North Carolina Press, 1979, ISBN 0-8078-1350-8, ISBN 978-0-8078-1350-8, retrieved via Google Books, May 21, 2009
  10. ^ Gorni, Guglielmo and Massimo Danzi, Silvia Longhi Poeti lirici, burleschi, satirici e didascalici, p 376, published by Ricciardi, 2001, ISBN 88-7817-004-6, ISBN 978-88-7817-004-9, retrieved via Google Books, May 21, 2009
  11. ^ Grant, William Leonard, Neo-Latin literature and the pastoral, p 144, University of North Carolina Press, 1965, ("Equally unimportant are two eclogues of Girolamo Angeriano of Naples (ca. 1490-1535),"), retrieved via Google Books (quote appears on search results page with multiple results, not page devoted to the book), May 21, 2009
  12. ^ a b Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
  13. ^ Olsen, Kirsten, Chronology of Women's History, p 63, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994, ISBN 0-313-28803-8, ISBN 978-0-313-28803-6, retrieved via Google Books on May 26, 2009
  14. ^ a b Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911 edition