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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
January 28 – The second night of Henrik Wergeland's satirical musical play Campbellerne ("The Campbells") in Christiania (Norway) provokes a riot. March –
The Monthly Chronicle, "a national journal of politics, literature, science, and art", begins publication by Longman in London.
June 7 - Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon married George Maclean, travelling with him in early August to Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast, where she died on the 15th October of a spasm arising from a heart defect.
October 19 – Poet Alfred de Musset is appointed librarian of the Ministry of the Interior in France.
November 3 – is founded as The Times of India The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce by Raobahadur Narayan Dinanath Velkar in Bombay. 
November 8 – French novelist George Sand begins an uncomfortable winter living with her lover, the ailing Polish-born composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin, on the Mediterranean island of Majorca in the abandoned Carthusian monastery of Valldemossa. 
Anna Maria Bunn's Gothic fiction The Guardian: a tale ("by an Australian") is published in Sydney. It is the first Australian novel printed and published in mainland Australia (although set in the author's native Ireland) and the first by a woman. 
George Palmer Putnam and John Wiley form the book publishing and retail firm of Wiley & Putnam in New York City. It is the forerunner of G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Lady Charlotte Guest begins publication of her translation into English of the Welsh traditional tales known as the . Mabinogion
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March 28 – Thomas Morton, English playwright (born 1764)
April 12 – Johann Adam Möhler, German theologian (born 1796)
July 12 – John Jamieson, Scottish lexicographer (born 1759)
August 24 – Ferenc Kölcsey, Hungarian poet and critic (born 1790)
October 15 - Letitia Elizabeth Landon, English poet and novelist (born 1802)
November 10 (October 29 O.S.) – Ivan Kotliarevsky, Ukrainian writer (born 1769)
December 17 – Józef Zawadzki, Polish publisher (born 1781)
December 20 – Hégésippe Moreau, French poet (born 1810)
December 26 – Ann Hatton, English novelist (born 1764)
Unknown date – Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin, Irish writer in Gaelic (born 1780)
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