1798 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1798.

Events[edit]

1st London edition of Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads
Wordsworth in 1798
Coleridge in the 1790s

New books[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Children[edit]

  • François Guillaume Ducray-DuminilCœlina, ou l'Enfant du mystère (Celina, or the Mystery Child)
  • Edward Augustus Kendall
    • Keeper's Travels in Search of His Master
    • The Sparrow. A Tale
  • Richmal Mangnall (anonymously) – Historical and Miscellaneous Questions for the Use of Young People (often known as Mangnall's Questions)
  • Samuel Jackson PrattPity's Gift: a collection of interesting tales, to excite the compassion of youth for the animal creation (Selected by a Lady)

Drama[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Main article: 1798 in poetry

Non-fiction[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Everett, Jason M. (2006). "1798". The People's Chronology. Thomson Gale. 
  2. ^ "History of the KB". Koninklijke Bibliotheek. 1994. Retrieved 2013-12-11. 
  3. ^ Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (Rev. ed.). London: Chatto & Windus.