Take up the White Man's burden,
Send forth the best ye breed —
Go, bind your sons to exile
To serve your captives' need;
— Opening lines of
Rudyard Kipling's , first published this year White Man's Burden
Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance,
Irish or France).
Works published [ edit ]
Frances Jones Bannerman,
Milestones. London. 
William Wilfred Campbell, Beyond the Hills of Dream. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin.  Fidelis,
Lays of the "True North," and Other Canadian Poems. 
John Frederic Herbin, The Marshlands 
Archibald Lampman, Alcyone, including "City of the End of Things", the author died while the book was being printed.  
Thomas O'Hagan, Songs of the Settlement 
Frederick George Scott, Poems Old and New (Toronto: William Briggs). 
Francis Sherman, 'The Deserted City: Stray Sonnets . Boston: Copeland and Day. 
Arthur Stringer, The Loom of Destiny.
Hilaire Belloc, A Moral Alphabet 
Laurence Binyon, Second Book of London Visions (see also First Book of London Visions 1896) 
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Satan Absolved 
Gordon Bottomley, Poems at White-Nights 
Robert Buchanan, The New Rome: Poems and ballads of our empire 
John Davidson, The Last Ballad, and Other Poems 
Lord Alfred Douglas (anonymously in 1st edition), The City of the Soul 
Ernest Dowson, Decorations: in Verse and Prose 
Dora Sigerson, Ballads and Poems 
Arthur Symons, Images of Good and Evil 
W. B. Yeats, The Wind Among the Reeds including "  Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"; Irish poet published in the United Kingdom, (John Lane/Bodley Head)
Stephen Crane, War is Kind 
Paul Laurence Dunbar, Lyrics of the Hearthside 
Hamlin Gillette, The Trail of the Goldseekers 
Louise Imogen Guiney, The Martyrs' Idyl 
Rudyard Kipling, " The White Man's Burden", appears first in ; it is parodied this same year in "The Brown Man's Burden", by McClure's Henry Labouchère in Truth, a publication in London; the parody is reprinted in the United States in 18 (February 25) Literary Digest 
Edwin Markham, The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems 
Howard Llewellyn Swisher, Briar Blossoms: Being a Collection of a Few Verses and Some Prose
Henry Timrod (died 1867), Complete Poems 
Other in English [ edit ]
Works published in other languages [ edit ]
Other languages [ edit ]
Awards and honors [ edit ]
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Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
January 23 –
Carlo Betocchi (died 1986), Italian poet January 26 –
May Miller (died 1995) African American poet, playwright and educator February 17 –
Jibanananda Das (died 1954), popular Bengali poet March 7 –
Jun Ishikawa 石川淳 pen name of Ishikawa Kiyoshi, Ishikawa (died 1987), Japanese, Shōwa period modernist author, translator and literary critic March 25 –
Jacques Audiberti (died 1965), French playwright, poet, novelist and exponent of the Theatre of the Absurd March 27 –
Francis Ponge (died 1988), French academic, journalist and poet May 18 –
D. Gwenallt Jones (died 1968), Welsh poet May 24
May 27 –
Raymond Knister died ( 1932), Canadian poet, novelist and short story writer June 6 –
Hildegarde Flanner (died 1987), American poet, author and activist June 8 –
Kaoru Maruyama 丸山 薫 (died 1974), Japanese July 4 –
Benjamin Péret (died 1959), French poet and writer July 7 –
Margaret Larkin (died 1967), American poet July 21 –
Hart Crane (died 1932), American poet August 1 –
F. R. Scott (died 1985), Canadian poet, intellectual and constitutional expert August 5 –
Sakae Tsuboi 壺井栄 (died 1967), Japanese novelist and poet November 19 –
Allen Tate (died 1979), American poet and member of the Fugitives and later the Southern Agrarians. December 9 –
Léonie Adams (died 1988), American poet and Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress Date not known:
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
See also [ edit ]
^ Moult, Thomas (1934). W. H. Davies. London: Thornton Butterworth.
^ a b Carole Gerson and Gwendolyn Davies, ed. Canadian Poetry from the Beginnings Through the First World War. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart NCL, 1994.
^ " Campbell, William Wilfred," Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Web, Mar. 20, 2011.
^ Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
^ Keith, W. J., "Poetry in English: 1867-1918", article in The Canadian Encyclopedia, retrieved February 8, 2009
^ a b Garvin, John William, editor, (anthology)(Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916), Web, retrieved via Google Books, June 5, 2009 Canadian poets
^ " Frederick George Scott," Canadian Poetry, UWO, Web, Apr. 19, 12011.
^ Tammy Armstrong, " Francis Joseph Sherman," New Brunswick Literary Encyclopedia, STU.ca, Web, May 11, 2011.
^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
^ a b Labouchère, Henry, "The Brown Man's Burden", retrieved March 17, 2009. Archived 2009-05-03.
^ a b c d e f Ludwig, Richard M.; Nault, Clifford A. Jr. (1986). "Preface". Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983. New York: Oxford University Press. p. vi. If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year.
^ a b Web page titled "POET Francis Jammes (1868 - 1938)", at The Poetry Foundation website, retrieved August 30, 2009. Archived 2009-09-03.
^ Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0-394-52197-8
^ Web page titled "José Santos Chocano" Archived 2012-08-23 at the Wayback Machine. at the Jaume University website, retrieved August 29, 2011
^ "Stefan George", article, Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2004, retrieved February 23, 2010
^ a b Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, , 1995, published by History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2 Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008