1879 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1879.

Events[edit]

New books[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Children and young people[edit]

Drama[edit]

We must come to a final settlement, Torvald. During eight whole years. . . we have never exchanged one serious word about serious things.

Nora, in Ibsen's A Doll's House (1879)

Poetry[edit]

Main article: 1879 in poetry

Non-fiction[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nos. 48–51: Blackwell's Bookshop". Broad Street, Oxford. 2008. Archived from the original on 2 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  2. ^ Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (2nd ed.). London: Chatto & Windus. 
  3. ^ Iona: Newdigate Prize Poem, 1879