1556 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1553
1554
1555
1556
1557
1558
1559

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

France[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

  • Anonymous, The Knight of Courtesy and the Fair Lady of Faguell, publication year uncertain, composed in the late 14th century, based on 13th century French works[3]
  • Roger Bieston, published anonymously, although the author's name is revealed in an acrostic, The Bayte and Snare of Fortune, probably translated from the French version of an Italian original work[3]
  • John Heywood, The Spider and the Flie. A parable of the Spider and the Flie, made by John Heywood,[3] verse allegory[4] the author's most ambitious work but critics and historians have long dismissed it as awful.[5]

Births[edit]

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

Deaths[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b France, Peter, editor, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, 1993, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-866125-8
  2. ^ Applebaum, Stanley, (https://books.google.com/books?id=_O8AA3cWRcgC&printsec=frontcover&dq=French+poetry&lr=&ei=B0PbSvTbHpiqzQS454SzBw#v=onepage&q=&f=false Introduction to French poetry), Dover Publications, 1991, ISBN 978-0-486-26711-1, retrieved October 18, 2009
  3. ^ a b c Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  4. ^ Kurian, George Thomas, Timetables of World Literature, New York: Facts on File Inc., 2003, ISBN 0-8160-4197-0
  5. ^ Rollins, Hyder E., and Herschel Baker, The Renaissance in England: Non-dramatic Prose and Verse of the Sixteenth Century, p 77 (1954), Lexington, Massachusetts: D. C. Heath and Company
  6. ^ Web page titled "Academic Text Service (ATS)/ Chadwyck-Healey English Poetry Database: / Tudor Poetry, 1500-1603", at Stanford University library website, retrieved September 8, 2009. Archived 2009-09-11.