1780 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1777
1778
1779
1780
1781
1782
1783

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

Events[edit]

Works published[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Hannah Cowley, The Maid of Aragon, Part 1 (complete work first published in The Works of mrs Cowley 1813)[1]
  • George Crabbe, The Candidate, published anonymously in July[1]
  • Herbert Croft, The Abbey of Kilkhampton; or, Monumental Records for the Year 1980, published anonymously; satirical epitaphs on contemporary public figures[1]
  • Susannah Harrison, Songs in the Night, "By a Young Woman Under Deep Afflictions", the book went into 15 editions by 1823[1]
  • William Hayley, An Essay on History[1]
  • Anna Seward, Elegy on Captain Cook, on James Cook, who died February 13, 1779 in Hawaii[1]

United States[edit]

  • John Andre, "Cow-Chace, in Three Cantos, Published on Occasion of the Rebel General Wayne's Attack of the Refugees Block-House on Hudson's river, on Friday the 21st of July, 1780[2]
  • Joel Barlow, An Elegy on the Late Honorahble Titus Hosmer[2]
  • Samuel Dexter, The Progress of Science[2]
  • Timothy Dwight IV, attributed, America: or, A Poem on the Settlement of the British Colonies[2]
  • Jonathan Odell, attributed, "The American Times"[2]

Other[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 f Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ a b c d e Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press