1674 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1671
1672
1673
1674
1675
1676
1677

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

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France[edit]

  • Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, France, L'Œuvres diverses du sieur D...., including:
    • L'Art poétique, in imitation of the Ars Poetica of Horace, and very influential in French and English literature; Alexander Pope's Essay on Criticism imitated Boileau's maxims; in four books: the first and last containing general precepts; the second, on the pastoral, elegy, ode, epigram and satire; the third, on epic and tragic poetry
    • Le Lutrin, a mock-heroic poem in four cantos, with two later added by the author
    • Translator, On the Sublime, from the Latin of Longinus; a second edition in 1693 also included certain critical reflections
    • Second Epistle[1]
    • Third Epistle
  • Rene Rapin, Reflexions sur la Poetique d' Aristote, criticism, France; translated into English this year by Thomas Rymer[2]

Great Britain[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 92, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  2. ^ a b c d e Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6