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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
February/March – The 22-year-old writer
Stephen Crane pays for publication of his first book, the Bowery novella , under the pseudonym "Johnston Smith" in Maggie: A Girl of the Streets New York. Coming to be considered a pioneering example of American literary realism, the first trade edition (rewritten) comes out in 1896 after Crane has attained fame with . The Red Badge of Courage
April 19 – First performance of Oscar Wilde's social comedy at the A Woman of No Importance Haymarket Theatre, London, with Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Mrs. Bernard Beere and Julia Neilson.
May 2 – Swedish dramatist August Strindberg, 44, begins a brief marriage with Austrian writer Frida Uhl, 21.
May 17 – First performance of Maurice Maeterlinck's symbolist play . Pelléas and Mélisande
May 27 – First performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's problem play at the The Second Mrs Tanqueray St. James Theatre, London, with Mrs. Patrick Campbell in the title rôle. 
June 14 – Opening of Shelley Memorial at University College, Oxford (from which the poet was expelled in 1811), designed by Basil Champneys with a reclining nude marble statue of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Edward Onslow Ford.
July 1 – First issue of L'Ère Nouvelle, published in Paris by the Romanian George Diamandy. It will have contributions from Marxist theoreticians, including Friedrich Engels, Paul Lafargue, Constantin Dobrogeanu-Gherea, Georgi Plekhanov, and Georges Sorel. On literary matters,  L'Ère Nouvelle promotes a blend of naturalism, as embodied by Émile Zola, and historical materialism.  October –
André Gide begins his travels in North Africa, where he comes to accept his homosexuality.
October 7 – Finley Peter Dunne introduces his character Mr. Dooley in the . Chicago Evening Post
November 11 – Jerome K. Jerome founds To-Day, "A weekly magazine-journal", in London. 
November 28 – The Raimund Theater opens in Vienna, Austria.  December
December 16 – Establishment, in Yorkshire (England), of the Brontë Society, possibly the oldest literary society of this nature, dedicated to establishing what will become the Brontë Parsonage Museum. 
December 20 – The first story featuring the private detective character Sexton Blake, "The Missing Millionaire", appears in Alfred Harmsworth's new boys' story paper The (London), written by Harry Blyth under the pen-name Hal Meredeth. Halfpenny Marvel 
Bangiya Sahitya Parishad established as "The Bengal Academy of Literature".
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January 3 – W. N. Hodgson (Edward Melbourne), English war poet (died 1916)
January 12 – Maria Jolas, born Maria McDonald, American-born French literary publisher (died 1987)
January 13 – Clark Ashton Smith, American poet and short-story writer (died 1961)
February 11 – Nan Shepherd, Scottish novelist and poet (died 1981)
February 26 – Dorothy Whipple, English writer of fiction and children's books (died 1966)
March 11 – Wanda Gág, American children's author and artist (died 1946)
March 18 – Wilfred Owen, English war poet (killed 1918)
May 6 – Margaret Cole (Margaret Postgate), English political writer, biographer and activist (died 1980)
May 14 – Louis Verneuil, born Louis Jacques Marie Collin du Bocage, French playwright (suicide 1952)
May 19 – H. Bonciu, Romanian novelist, poet and translator (died 1950)
June 13 – Dorothy L. Sayers, English writer of detective fiction and translator (died 1957)
July 3 – Luca Caragiale, Romanian poet, novelist and translator (died 1921)
July 21 – Hans Fallada (Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen), German novelist (died 1947)
August 7 – Guru Bhakt Singh 'Bhakt', Indian poet and dramatist (died 1983)
August 14 – Francis Dvornik, Czech historian (died 1975)
August 22 – Dorothy Parker, American poet, journalist and wit (died 1967)
September 28 – Giannis Skarimpas, Greek writer, dramatist, and poet (died 1984)
October 9 – Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer and photographer (died 1945)
October 15 – Saunders Lewis, English-born Welsh poet, dramatist and critic (died 1985)
October 26 – Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet and novelist (died 1977)
November 10 – John P. Marquand, American novelist (died 1960)
November 14 – Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italian author (died 1973)
December 6 – Sylvia Townsend Warner, English novelist and poet (died 1978)
December 29 – Vera Brittain, English memoirist, novelist, feminist and pacifist (died 1970)
Unknown date – Samuel Roth, Galician-born American publisher (died 1974)
January 7 – Jožef Stefan, Slovenian physicist, mathematician and poet (born 1835)
January 15 – Fanny Kemble, English actress (born 1809)
January 22 – Kawatake Mokuami (河竹黙阿弥), Japanese dramatist (born 1816)
January 23 – José Zorrilla, Spanish dramatist and poet (born 1817)
February 10 – Alphonse Jolly, French dramatist and librarian (born 1810)
April 6 – Charlotte Anley, English didactic novelist and religious writer (born 1796)
April 19 – John Addington Symonds, English poet and essayist (born 1840)
June 14 – Jakob Frohschammer, German theologian and philosopher (born 1821)
July 6 – Guy de Maupassant, French novelist and short story writer (born 1850)
August 12 – Edward Bruce Hamley, English military writer, general and politician (born 1824)
September 4 – Francis Adams, Maltese-born English political writer, poet and novelist (born 1862) 
October 7 – William Smith, English lexicographer (born 1813)
November 12 – Jemima von Tautphoeus, English-born novelist (born 1807)
December 2 – Charlotte Maria Tucker, English children's writer (born 1821)
December 25 – Ivan Broz, Croatian linguist and literary historian (born 1852) 
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^ Derfler, Leslie (1998). Paul Lafargue and the Flowering of French Socialism, 1882–1911. Harvard: Harvard University Press. pp. 169–174. ISBN 0-674-65912-0. ; Livet, Albert (1897). "Le Mouvement socialiste au Quartier Latin". La Revue Socialiste (in French) (155): 582–583.
^ Voisin, André (1894). "Revue des périodiques. . L'Ère Nouvelle" Revue Internationale de Sociologie (in French). 2: 405–406.
^ "Periodicals edited by Jerome". The Jerome K. Jerome Society . Retrieved . 2014-06-06 ; Humpherys, Anne (2005). "Putting Women in the Boat in The Idler (1892-1898) and To-Day (1893-1897)" (PDF). 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century. Birkbeck, University of London. 1: 1–22 . Retrieved . 2014-06-06
^ Raimund Theatre's English-language official website
^ Lemon, Charles (1993). A Centenary History of the Brontë Society 1893–1993. Haworth: Brontë Society. p. 3.
^ Issue no. 6. Turner, E. S. (1976). Boys Will Be Boys. Penguin. p. 129.
^ a b Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (2nd ed.). London: Chatto & Windus.
^ . Taylor & Francis. pp. 95–. GGKEY:FS7T695JDQ3 Half hours with representative novelists of the nineteenth century . Retrieved . 2012-10-28
^ "Umro Ivan Broz". hrt.hr (in Croatian). Croatian Radiotelevision. 2011-12-25 . Retrieved . 2012-10-14
^ Burland, John Burland Harris, Amy Robsart , retrieved 2013-03-08