1693 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1690
1691
1692
1693
1694
1695
1696

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

Events[edit]

  • John Locke writes his essay Some Thoughts Concerning Education which discusses how poetry and music should not be included as part of an educational curriculum

Works[edit]

Britain[edit]

  • Richard Ames, Fatal Friendship; or, The Drunkards Misery[1]
  • John Dryden and Jacob Tonson, editors, Examen Poeticum: Being the Third Part of Miscellany Poems, one of six anthologies published by Tonson from 1684 to 1709;[1] sometimes this is referred to as "Tonson's third Miscellany, sometimes as "Dryden's third Miscellany, or just "the third Miscellany; the volume includes:
    • Dryden's translation of the first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses[2]
    • Dryden, "Iphis and Ianthe", a "fable" translated from Book 9 of Metamorphoses[2]
    • Dryden, "Acis, Polyphemus and Galatea", translation from Book 13 of Metamorphoses[2]
    • Dryden, "The Last Parting of Hector and Andromache", translation from Homer's Iliad[2]
  • John Dryden, editor, The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, an anthology including translations by Dryden, Nahum Tate, William Congreve and others[1]
  • Robert Gould, The Corruption of the Times by Money[1]
  • Benjamin Keach, The Everlasting Covenant
  • Samuel Wesley, The Life of Our Blessed Lord[1]

Other languages[edit]

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 c d e Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ a b c d Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p. 96, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  3. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p. 193, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")