1825 in literature
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This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1825.
- February 19 – Franz Grillparzer's König Ottokars Glück und Ende ("The Fortune and Fall of King Ottokar", published 1823) is first performed, at the Burgtheater in Vienna, after Caroline Augusta, Empress of Austria, urges her husband to lift the censorship restrictions on it.
- Henri Boulard (born 1754) dies, leaving behind one of the greatest book collections in history, with a library containing more than half a million books.
- First publication of Samuel Pepys' Diary (1660–1669), edited by Lord Braybrooke from the transcription by Rev. John Smith.
- John and Michael Banim - Tales of the O'Hara Family
- Lydia Maria Child - The Rebels
- Sarah Green - Parents and Wives
- Wilhelm Hauff - Der Mann im Mond ("The Man in the Moon")
- Barbara Hofland - Moderation
- Henrietta Rouviere Mosse - A Father's Love and a Woman's Friendship
- Sir Walter Scott
- R. P. Ward - Man of Refinement
- Brillat Savarin - Physiologie du goût ("The Physiology of Taste")
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aids to Reflection
- William Hazlitt - The Spirit of the Age
- Sarah Kemble Knight (died 1727) - The Journal of Madam Knight
- Thomas Moore - Memoirs of the Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan
- Aleksander Griboyedov - Woe from Wit (part published)
- James Sheridan Knowles - William Tell
- Harriet Lee - The Three Strangers
- Alexander Pushkin - Boris Godunov (published 1831, but approved for staging only in 1866)
- January 11 – Bayard Taylor, American poet (died 1878)
- February 18 – Mór Jókai, Hungarian novelist and dramatist (died 1904)
- March 3 – Annie Keary, English novelist, poet and children's writer (died 1879)
- April 20 – Emma Jane Guyton (Worboise), English novelist and magazine editor (died 1887)
- April 24 – R. M. Ballantyne, Scottish writer of juvenile fiction (died 1894)
- June 7 – R. D. Blackmore, English novelist (died 1900)
- July 2 – Richard Henry Stoddard, American critic and poet (died 1903)
- October 19 – Jeanette Granberg, Swedish playwright and translator (died 1857)
- March 9 – Anna Laetitia Barbauld, English poet, essayist and children's author (born 1743)
- April 23 – Maler Müller, German poet, dramatist and painter (born 1749)
- June 4 – Morris Birkbeck, American writer and social reformer (born 1764)
- June 11 – Helen Craik, Scottish novelist and poet (born 1751)
- August 10 – Joseph Harris (Gomer), Welsh poet and journalist (born 1773)
- November 7 – Charlotte Dacre, English poet and Gothic novelist (born c. 1771)
- November 25 – Desfontaines-Lavallée, French novelist and dramatist (born 1733)
- Unknown dates
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