List of years in poetry       (table)
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1754 1755 1756 -1757- 1758 1759 1760
... 1761 .  1762 .  1763 .  1764  . 1765  . 1766  . 1767 ...
   In literature: 1754 1755 1756 -1757- 1758 1759 1760     
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Colonial America[edit | edit source]

  • Martha Wadsworth Brewster, Poems on Divers Subjects, includes acrostics, eulogies, epithalamiums, verse letters, scriptural paraphrases, a love poem, a quaternion, verse prayer, occasional pieces,[1] acrostics, and prose works; one of four volumes of poetry published by English Colonial American women; Brewster had to demonstrate her authorship of the book by publicly paraphrasing a psalm into verse[2]
  • Benjamin Church, The Choice, modeled on the English poet John Pomfret's poem of the same title; describes aristocratic aspirations of the day and favors a moral and religious way of life English Colonial America[2]

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  1. 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
  2. 2.0 2.1 Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7, retrieved via Google Books
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  4. Google Books online version of Gayley, Charles Mills, The Classic Myths in English Literature and Art, Biblo & Tannen Publishers, 1991. ISBN 0-8196-0320-1 Retrieved March 22, 2008
  5. Mohan, Sarala Jag, Chapter 4: "Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature" (Google books link), in Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, editors, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008

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