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Works published in EnglishEdit

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United StatesEdit

  • The American Ladies Pocket Book: 1819, including poetry by St. George Tucker, Philadelphia: A. Small, anthology[3]
  • Joseph Rodman Drake and Fitz-Greene Halleck, writing anonymously, "The Croaker Papers", a series of 35 poems in the New York Evening Post and National Advertiser, with 14 by Drake and eight written in collaboration between the two poets;[4] light, satirical criticisms, often of local politicians; Edgar Allan Poe criticized them when they first appeared, calling them ephemeral and careless[5]
  • Fitz-Greene Halleck, Fanny, a long poem,[4] much praised for its social commentary; about a poor merchant and his daughter rising into high society; written in the style of Beppo by Lord Byron; two years later, Halleck added 50 stanzas to the popular poem[5]
  • John Neal:
    • Otho: A Tragedy, in Five Acts, Boston: West, Richardson and Lord[3]
    • The Battle of Niagara, second, enlarged edition, Baltimore: N. G. Maxwell[3]
  • Thomas Paine, Miscellaneous Poems[6]
  • James Kirke Paulding, The Lay of the Scottish Fiddle: a Tale of Havre de Grace, Supposed to be written By Walter Scott, Esq. New York; Philadelphia: Published by Inskeep & Bradford, and Bradford & Inskeep[3]
  • John Howard Payne, Brutus; or, The Fall of Tarquin. An Historical Tragedy in Five Acts, London: T. Rodwell[3]
  • Gulian Crommelin Verplanck, The State Triumvirate, seven satires originally published in the New York American newspaper which he co-founded; the extremely popular work, praised by critics, attacked New York Governor DeWitt Clinton and his administration[5]
  • Richard Henry Wilde, The Lament of the Captive, an epic on the Seminole War, includes the much-praised lyric "My Life Is Like the Summer Rose", which was reprinted nationwide, unattributed and without the author's consent[5]

Other in EnglishEdit

Works published in other languagesEdit




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



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


See alsoEdit


  1. Web page titled "The Thirteen Book / Prelude / by William Wordsworth / Edited by Mark L. Reed", at The Wordsworth Centre website, retrieved April 17, 2010
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Web page titled "American Poetry Full-Text Database / Bibliography" at University of Chicago Library website, retrieved March 4, 2009
  4. 4.0 4.1 Carruth, Gorton, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, ninth edition, HarperCollins, 1993
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 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
  6. Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)

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