1730 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1727
1728
1729
1730
1731
1732
1733

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

English, Colonial America[edit]

  • Ebenezer Cooke (attributed; also spelled "Cook"), Sotweed Redivivus, or, The Planters Looking-Glass by E. C. Gent, a verse treatise on tobacco cultivation and the problems of the planters of Maryland; thought to be by the author of The Sot-Weed Factor 1708, although the two pieces differ widely in tone, English Colonial America[1] The idea for the 1960 novel The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth was based on Barth's reading of Cooke's poem
  • Richard Lewis, "A Journey from Patapsco to Annapolis, April 4, 1730", called one of the best nature poems in English Colonial American literature[1]

United Kingdom[edit]

Other[edit]

Births[edit]

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • Also:
    • Charlotte Lennox (died 1804), British writer and poet (born in Gibraltar to Scottish and Irish parents)
    • year uncertain – Lucy Terry (died 1821), born in Africa, enslaved at age 5, first known African American poet, author of "Bars Fight, August 28, 1746", a ballad first printed in 1855[4]

Deaths[edit]

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ Clark, Alexander Frederick Bruce, Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England (1660-1830), p 37, Franklin, Burt, 1971, ISBN 978-0-8337-4046-5, retrieved via Google Books on February 13, 2010
  4. ^ Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West, Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History, Oxford University Press US, 1996 ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6, retrieved via Google Books on February 7, 2009
  5. ^ Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto