1725 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1725.

Events[edit]

  • June 12Émilie de Breteuil marries Marquis Florent-Claude du Chastellet.[1]
  • December – The library of Charles Killigrew, who was the Master of the Revels for 48 years, is sold a few months after his death.
  • In China, 66 copies of a 5,020-volume encyclopedia, the Gujin Tushu Jicheng (Complete Collection of Illustrations and Writings from the Earliest to Current Times) are printed, necessitating the crafting of 250,000 movable type characters cast in bronze.

New books[edit]

Prose[edit]

Drama[edit]

  • Colley CibberCaesar in Aegypt
  • Gabriel Odingsells
    • The Bath Unmask'd
    • The Capricious Lovers
  • Thomas SheridanThe Philoctetes of Sophocles

Poetry[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ehman, Esther (1986) Madame du Chatelet. Leamington Spa: Berg. ISBN 0-907582-85-0.