1852 in literature


1852 in literature

The year 1852 in literature involved some significant new books.

Events

*Pierre Larousse founded his publishing house in Paris, France.

New books

*Manuel Antônio de Almeida - "Memoirs of a Police Sergeant"
*Wilkie Collins - ""
*Mary Eastman - "Aunt Phillis's Cabin"
*Nathaniel Hawthorne
**"The Blithedale Romance"
**"The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales"
*Caroline Lee Hentz
**"Eoline"
**"Marcus Warland"
*Herman Melville - ""
*Susanna Moodie - "Roughing It in the Bush"
*George W. M. Reynolds - "Mary Price"
*Harriet Beecher Stowe - "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
*William Makepeace Thackeray
** "The History of Henry Esmond"
** "Men's Wives"
*Leo Tolstoy - "Childhood"
*Catharine Parr Traill - "Canadian Crusoes"
*Ivan Turgenev - "A Sportsman's Sketches"
*Susan Bogert Warner - "Queechy"

New drama

*Alexandre Dumas, fils - "La Dame aux Caméllias"
*Gustav Freytag - "Die Journalisten"
*Christian Friedrich Hebbel - "Agnes Bernauer"
*Charles Reade - "Masks and Faces"

Poetry

*Théophile Gautier - "Emaux et camées"

Non-fiction

* Juan Bautista Alberdi - "Bases and points of Departure for Argentine Political organization".
* William Wells Brown - "Three Years in Europe"
* Sir Edward Creasy - "Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World"
* Kuno Fischer - "History of Modern Philosophy"
* Karl Marx - "The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon"
* Leopold von Ranke - "History of France"
* "Roget's Thesaurus" (first edition)

Births

* February 24 - George Moore, writer (+ 1933)
* March 15 - Lady Gregory, writer (+ 1932)
* October 31 - Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, writer (+ 1930)
* Edwin Austin Abbey - author

Deaths

*February 17 - Micah Joseph Lebensohn, poet
*February 25 - Thomas Moore, poet
*March 4 - Nikolai Gogol, Russian author
*May 12 - John Richardson, novelist
*November 28 - Ludger Duvernay, printer and publisher
*"date unknown" - Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, journalist

Awards

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