List of years in poetry       (table)
... 1727 .  1728 .  1729 .  1730  . 1731  . 1732  . 1733 ...
1734 1735 1736 -1737- 1738 1739 1740
... 1741 .  1742 .  1743 .  1744  . 1745  . 1746  . 1747 ...
   In literature: 1734 1735 1736 -1737- 1738 1739 1740     
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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Events[edit | edit source]

Works published in English[edit | edit source]

Great Britain[edit | edit source]

  • Henry Carey, The Musical Century, in One Hundred English Ballads, with Carey's musical settings[2]
  • Stephen Duck, The Vision, on the November 20 death of Queen Caroline[2]
  • Richard Glover, Leonidas, in nine books (expanded to 12 in 1770)[2]
  • Matthew Green, The Spleen,[1] has been called his chief poem; with a preface by his friend Richard Glover (see also, "Deaths" below)
  • Alexander Pope:
    • Horace His Ode to Venus[2]
    • The Second Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated[2]
    • Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope, and Several of his Friends, the first authorized edition (see Letters of Mr Pope and Mr Pope's Literary Correspondence, both 1735)[2]
    • The First Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated[2]
    • The Works of Alexander Pope, Volumes 5 and 6, letters (see also Works 1717, 1735, 1736[2]
  • Allan Ramsay, co-author and editor, The Tea-Table Miscellany, a collection of Scots songs, in Scots and English, composed or amended by Ramsay and his friends, the last of four volumes, with the first volume published in 1724[3]
  • William Shenstone, Poems Upon Various Occasions, published anonymously; includes the earliest version of "The School-mistress", with 12 stanzas (expanded version in 28 stanzas published separately in 1742, the final version in 35 stanzas published in Volume 1 of Dodsley's Collection of Poems 1748)[2]
  • Jonathan Swift, Poems on Several Occasions
  • John Wesley and Charles Wesley, A Collection of Psalms and Hymns[4]

Other languages[edit | edit source]

Biographies, criticism, scholarship

Births[edit | edit source]

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. "Ramsay, Allan (1686-1758)", article, The Burns Encyclopedia, online edition, retrieved July 1, 2009. Archived 2009-07-21.
  4. Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  5. Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West, Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History, Oxford University Press US, 1996 ISBN 978-0-19-509053-6, retrieved via Google Books on February 7, 2009

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