1700 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1700.


New books[edit]




See 1700 in poetry


  • Mary AstellSome Reflections upon Marriage[3]
  • Aphra BehnHistories, Novels, and Translations (posthumously published (died in 1689), fiction and nonfiction[3]
  • Jeremy CollierA Second Defence of the Short View of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage &c (See 1698 in literature)[3]
  • Francis MooreVox Stellarum: An almanac for 1701[3] (first in a series of yearly "almanacs" of astrology)
  • Sir William TempleLetters Written by Sir W. Temple, and Other Ministers of State, Both at Home and Abroad (putatively edited by Jonathan Swift)[3]
  • Ned WardA Step to the Bath: With a character of the place, published anonymously[3]




  1. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 289. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  2. ^ Hochman, Stanley. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama. 4. p. 542. 
  3. ^ 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 Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.