1784 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1781
1782
1783
1784
1785
1786
1787

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

Events[edit]

  • 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]

Frontespiece of Elegiac Sonnets by Charlotte Turner Smith

United Kingdom[edit]

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:

Yosa Buson's grave

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ Women's Political and Social Thought: An Anthology by Hilda L. Smith, Indiana University Press, 2000, page 123.