1679 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1676
1677
1678
1679
1680
1681
1682

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

  • Abraham Cowley, A Poem on the late Civil War[2]
  • "Ephelia", a pen name, possibly Joan Philips, Female Poems on Several Occasions, published in an expanded edition in 1682 with new material — possibly all the new material — by other poets, including John Wilmot, earl of Rochester[2]
  • Benjamin Keach, Garnets Ghost[2]
  • John Oldham:
    • Garnets Ghost[2]
    • A Satyr Against Vertue, published anonymously (reprinted in Satyres Upon the Jesuits 1681)[2]
  • John Phillips, Jockey's Downfall: A poem on the late total defeat given to the Scottish Covenanters[2]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester:
    • Artemisa to Cloe. A Letter from a Lady in the Town, to a Lady in the Country; Concerning The Loves of the Town By a Person of Quality, a broadside, London[3]
    • A Letter from Artemiza in the Town, to Chloë in the Country, written anonymously "By a Person of Honour", a broadside, London[3]
    • A Satyr Against Mankind, written anonymously "By a Person of Honour", a broadside, London[3]
    • Upon Nothing. A Poem. By a Person of Honour, a broadside, London[3]
    • A Very Heroical Epistle from My Lord All-Pride to Dol-Common, London[3]

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. ^ Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen (2011). "18 December – Dryden mugged". Love, Sex, Death & Words: surprising tales from a year in literature. London: Icon Books. pp. 479–80. ISBN 978-184831-247-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ a b c d e Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived 2009-05-02 at WebCite 2009-05-02.
  4. ^ Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7, retrieved via Google Books