List of years in poetry       (table)
... 1807 .  1808 .  1809 .  1810  . 1811  . 1812  . 1813 ...
1814 1815 1816 -1817- 1818 1819 1820
... 1821 .  1822 .  1823 .  1824  . 1825  . 1826  . 1827 ...
   In literature: 1814 1815 1816 -1817- 1818 1819 1820     
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Much have I traveled in the realms of gold,
And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;
Round many western islands have I been
Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold.

— opening of John Keats' sonnet, "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer," from Poems by John Keats published this year.

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).


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United StatesEdit

  • William Cullen Bryant, "Thanatopsis" published in the North American Review as fragments that the editors combined under the title, the first American poem to gain attention and respect from British critics; a reflection on death; influenced by reading Thomas Gray, Henry Kirke White and Robert Southey; the author was not yet 20, and many were skeptical that a young man could write the sophisticated and powerful piece[2][3]
  • Robert Charles Sands, The bridal of Vaumond; A Metrical Romance, New York: James Eastburn and Co.[4]
  • The Village Songster: Containing a Selection of the Most Approved Patriotic and Comic Songs, including "He's Not Worth the Trouble" by Susanna Haswell Rowson, Haverhill, Massachusetts: "Printed by Burrill and Tileston, and sold at their bookstore", anthology[4]


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



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


See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  3. 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
  4. 4.0 4.1 Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  5. Paniker, Ayyappa, "Modern Malayalam Literature" chapter in George, K. M., editor, Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology, pp 231–255, published by Sahitya Akademi, 1992, retrieved January 10, 2009

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