1788 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
1785
1786
1787
1788
1789
1790
1791

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

Events[edit]

Works published in English[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

This year three works of poetry, all written by women (the Falconars, More and Yearsley), condemn slavery; while Samuel Pratt is an early advocate of animal rights:

United States[edit]

Works published in other languages[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. ^ "Robert Burns - Auld Lang Syne". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6. 
  3. ^ a b c d Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  4. ^ a b c d e f 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
  5. ^ 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
  6. ^ Web page titled "Basílio da Gama/Bibliografia" at the Academia Brasilia Letros website, retrieved February 4, 2009
  7. ^ Story, Noah, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature, "Poetry in French" article, pp 651-654, Oxford University Press, 1967