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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
Ludwig Anzengruber returns to Vienna after working as a travelling actor.
Charles Baudelaire's collection Les Épaves is published in Belgium containing poems suppressed from (Paris, Les Fleurs du mal 1857) for outraging public morality. 
Luigi Capuana becomes theatre critic for Italian newspaper The Nation.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel (Преступлéние и наказáние, Crime and Punishment Prestupleniye i nakazaniye) is serialized throughout the year in the monthly literary magazine (Русскій Вѣстникъ, "The Russian Messenger"). Russkiy Vestnik His novella  (Игрок, The Gambler Igrok) is dictated to his future wife to meet a publisher deadline of November 1. 
Josip Jurčič publishes Deseti brat ("The Tenth Brother"), the first full-length Slovene language novel. Nandshankar Mehta publishes
Karana Ghelo ("The Idiot King Karana"), the first Gujarati language novel. 
Hesba Stretton's children’s story Jessica's First Prayer is serialized in Sunday at Home (U.K.); as a book, it sells one and half million copies. 
Algernon Charles Swinburne's first collection Poems and Ballads causes a sensation on publication in London, especially the poems written in homage to Sappho and the sadomasochistic " Dolores (Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs)", and, under threat of prosecution, his original publisher, Moxon and Co., transfer publication rights to the more liberal John Camden Hotten.   
Anthony Trollope's novel Nina Balatka: The Story of a Maiden of Prague is initially published anonymously (serialization in July 1866–January 1867) – Trollope is interested in discovering whether his books sell on their own merits or as a consequence of the author's name and reputation. Blackwood's Magazine Publication of the first
detective fiction by women authors: the dime novel The Dead Letter, an American Romance by 'Seeley Regester' ( Metta Victoria Fuller Victor) is published in New York City as the first full-length American work of crime fiction, having begun to appear serially in the January  Beadle’s Monthly; and Mary Fortune's story "The Dead Witness, or the Bush waterhole" is published in the Australian Journal on January 20.  Former English
chess master Howard Staunton publishes a facsimile of the Shakespeare First Folio by photolithography. London publisher
Samuel Orchart Beeton is obliged (as a result of the financial panic of May/June) to sell his titles and name to Ward Lock & Co. The American magazine for children
Children's Hour publishes its first issue.
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January 2 (December 21, 1865 OS) – Gheorghe Bogdan-Duică (Gheorghe Bogdan), Romanian literary critic (died 1934)
January 29 – Romain Rolland, French dramatist, novelist and Nobel Prize-winner (died 1944)
February 9 – George Ade, American columnist and playwright (died 1944)
February 24 – Arthur Pearson, English writer and newspaper publisher (died 1921)
March 2 – John Gray, English poet (died 1934)
March 16 – E. K. Chambers, English literary scholar (died 1954)
May 2 – Paul Kretschmer, German linguist (died 1956)
July 28 – Beatrix Potter, English children's writer and illustrator (died 1943)
August 12 – Jacinto Benavente, Spanish dramatist and Nobel Prize-winner (died 1954)
August 16 – Dora Sigerson, Irish poet (died 1918)
September 7 – Tristan Bernard, French writer (died 1947)
August 31 – Elizabeth von Arnim, née Mary Annette Beauchamp, Australian-born novelist (died 1941)
September 21 – H. G. Wells, English novelist and social commentator (died 1946)
October 28 – Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Spanish dramatist and novelist (died 1936)
November 4 – Jane Findlater, Scottish novelist (died 1946)
November 21 – Dusé Mohamed Ali, Egyptian-born political activist, journalist and dramatist (died 1945)
January 23 – Thomas Love Peacock, English satirical novelist (born 1785)
February 2 – François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian historian and civil servant (born 1809)
March 6 – William Whewell, English polymath and cleric (born 1794)
March 29 – John Keble, English poet and cleric (born 1792)
May 5 – John Critchley Prince, English poet (born 1808)
June 16 – Joseph Méry, French satirist and librettist (born 1797)
August 1 – Luigi Carlo Farini, Italian historian (born 1812)
August 12 – Philip Stanhope Worsley, English poet and translator (born 1835)
September 10 – Charles Maclaren, Scottish founding editor of (born The Scotsman 1782)
September 14 – Léon Gozlan, French novelist and dramatist (born 1803)
September 19 – Christian Hermann Weisse, German philosopher (born 1801)
September 26 – Carl Jonas Love Almqvist, Swedish-born novelist (born 1793)
December 20 – Ann Taylor, English poet and critic (born 1782)
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^ "Dostoevsky, . University of Minnesota Crime and Punishment – Study Notes" . Retrieved . 2014-10-16
^ Jones, Malcolm (1991). Introduction to Notes from the Underground and The Gambler. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-953638-2.
^ Reviewed by Navalram Pandya in Gujarat Mitra (1867).
^ Susina, Jan (2008). The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children's Literature. New York: Routledge. p. 108. ISBN 0-415-93629-2.
^ Lee, Sidney, ed. (1891). " Hotten, John Camden". . Dictionary of National Biography 27. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
^ Prins, Yopie (1999). Victorian Sappho. Princeton University Press. p. 153. ISBN 0-691-05919-5.
^ Kendrick, Walter M. (1996). The Secret Museum: Pornography in Modern Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 168. ISBN 0-520-20729-7.
^ Orso, Miranda (2002). "Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller" . Retrieved . 2013-11-04
^ Sussex, Lucy; Gibson, Elizabeth. "Mary Fortune". Victorian Secrets. Archived from the original on 2015-09-19 . Retrieved . 2014-03-15
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