Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance,
Irish or France).
About this year, the
Sturm und Drang movement ended in German literature (including poetry) and music, which began in the late 1760s. The conventional translation is "Storm and Stress"; a more literal translation, however, might be "storm and urge", "storm and longing", "storm and drive" or "storm and impulse".
Phillis Wheatley advertises in the September issue of The Boston Magazine for subscribers to a volume of poetry she proposes to publish, but the volume never appears, apparently for lack of support; United States [1 ]
Works published [ edit ]
Mary Alcock, The Air Balloon [2 ]
Thomas Chatterton, A Supplement to the Miscellanies of Thomas Chatterton, poetry and prose (see also, Miscellanies 1778), published posthumously (died 1770) [2 ]
Richard Jago, Poems, Moral and Descriptive [2 ]
Anna Seward, Louisa: A poetical novel [2 ]
Charlotte Turner Smith, Elegaic Sonnets, and Other Essays (see also Elegaic Sonnets 1797) [2 ]
Helen Maria Williams:
An Ode on the Peace
Peru [2 ]
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
January 17 –
Yosa Buson 与謝蕪村 (born 1716), Japanese, Edo period poet and painter; along with Matsuo Bashō and Kobayashi Issa, considered among the greatest poets of the Edo Period and one of the greatest haiku poets of all time (surname: Yosa) February 2 –
Henry Alline (born 1748), American-born Canadian preacher and hymn-writer February 14 –
Charlotta Löfgren (born 1720), Swedish poet May 20 –
Alexander Ross (born 1699), Scottish poet November 1 –
Jean-Jacques Lefranc, Marquis de Pompignan (born 1709), French man of letters December 5 –
Phillis Wheatley (born 1753), American poet, died in poverty while working on a second book of poetry, subsequently lost [3 ] December 13 – Dr.
Samuel Johnson (born 1709), English writer, poet, lexicographer, editor and literary critic
Lê Quý Đôn (born 1726), Vietnamese, philosopher, poet, encyclopedist and government official
See also [ edit ]
^ 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. ISBN 978-0-465-01850-5, p 68
^ 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
^ Women's Political and Social Thought: An Anthology by Hilda L. Smith, Indiana University Press, 2000, page 123.