Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance,
Irish or France).
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Works published [ edit ]
John Brown, On Liberty 
Thomas Cooke, An Ode on Beauty, published anonymously 
Joseph Dumbleton, "A Rhapsody on Rum", a popular, solemn poem by a Southern newspaper versifier describing how rum destroys a drinker; first published in the ' 'South Carolina Gazette' ' and reprinted in newspapers throughout English Colonial America 
Aaron Hill, Gideon; or, The Patriot 
Samuel Johnson, The Vanity of Human Wishes: The tenth satire of Juvenal, imitated 
Henry Jones, Poems on Several Occasions 
William Mason, Isis: An elegy 
Gilbert West, Odes of Pindar 
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
April 19 –
Ōta Nanpo (大田 南畝), the most oft-used pen name of Ōta Tan, whose other pen names include Yomo no Akara, Yomo Sanjin, Kyōkaen, and Shokusanjin 蜀山人 (died 1823), late Edo period Japanese poet and fiction writer May 4 –
Charlotte Turner Smith (died 1806), English poet and novelist August 28 –
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (died 1832), German writer December 15 –
James Graeme (died 1772), Scottish poet December 25 –
Samuel Jackson Pratt (died 1814), English poet and writer Undated –
Wang Yun (died 1819), Chinese poet and playwright during the Qing dynasty
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
See also [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f g h Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
^ Burt, Daniel S. (2004). . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Chronology of American Literature: America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7.
^ Gates, Henry Louis Jr (2003). The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters With the Founding Fathers. New York: Basic Civitas Books. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-465-01850-5.
^ Thomas, Calvin (1909). . New York: D. Appleton & Company A History of German Literature . Retrieved . 2009-12-14