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            List of years in poetry       (table)
... 1765 .  1766 .  1767 .  1768  . 1769  . 1770  . 1771 ...
1772 1773 1774 -1775- 1776 1777 1778
... 1779 .  1780 .  1781 .  1782  . 1783  . 1784  . 1785 ...
   In literature: 1772 1773 1774 -1775- 1776 1777 1778     
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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

EventsEdit

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Works publishedEdit

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Colonial AmericaEdit

  • Anna Young Smith, published under the pen name "Sylvia", "An Elegy to the Memory of the America Volunteers", published in the Pennsylvania Magazine, Colonial America[1]
  • Philip Freneau:
    • "General Gage's Soliloquy"[2]
    • "General Gage's Confession"[2]
    • "A Voyage to Boston"[3]
    • "American Liberty"[3]
    • "A Political Litany"[3]
  • John Trumbull, first two cantos of M'Fingal, a satire on American Tories during the American Revolution (later published in completed form in 1782)[2]

United KingdomEdit

BirthsEdit

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

DeathsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  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 2.2 Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  5. Web page titled "Selected Bibliography: Thomas Gray (1716-1771)" "By Alan T. McKenzie, Purdue University, and B. Eugene McCarthy, College of the Holy Cross / Last revised 14 December 2001", retrieved July 25, 2009. Archived 2009-07-29.
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