List of years in poetry       (table)
... 1780 .  1781 .  1782 .  1783  . 1784  . 1785  . 1786 ...
1787 1788 1789 -1790- 1791 1792 1793
... 1794 .  1795 .  1796 .  1797  . 1798  . 1799  . 1800 ...
   In literature: 1787 1788 1789 -1790- 1791 1792 1793     
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  • Peter Markoe, the Reconciliation; or, The Triumph of Nature, an unproduced opera in verse[3]
  • Sarah Wentworth Morton, published under the name "Philenia, a Lady of Boston", Ouabi; or, The Virtues of Nature: An Indian Tale in Four Cantos,[4] narrative poem portraying a love triangle between an Indian chief, his wife and an aristocrat from Europe; set to music in 1793 by Hans Graham; the poem inspired Louis James Bacon to write the play The American Indian in 1795[5]
  • Mercy Otis Warren, Poems, Dramatic and Miscellaneous,[4] the first work printed under the author's own name; includes verse tragedies; many of the poems promote republican virtues and show women as moral authorities[5]

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  1. Giovanni Bach, Richard Beck, Adolph B. Benson, Axel Johan Uppvall, and others, translated in part and edited by Frederika Blankner, The History of the Scandinavian Literatures: A Survey of the Literatures of the Norway, Sweden, Denamark, Iceland and Finland From Their Origins to the Present Day, p 179, Dial Press, 1938, New York
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. 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 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
  5. 5.0 5.1 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


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