1813 in literature


1813 in literature

The year 1813 in literature involved some significant new books, including Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", Robert Southey with "Life of Nelson", Arthur Schopenhauer's "Sufficient Reason", and Shelley's "Queen Mab".

Events

* Robert Southey (1774-1843) becomes UK Poet Laureate.
* "Remorse" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge has a successful run at Drury Lane.

New books

*Jane Austen - "Pride and Prejudice"
*Willem Bilderdijk - "A Short Account of a Remarkable Aerial Voyage and Discovery of a New Planet"
*Adelbert von Chamisso - "Peter Schlemihl"
*Barbara Hofland - "The Daughter-in-Law"
*Regina Maria Roche - "The Monastery of St. Columb"
*"Tales of the Dead"
*Elizabeth Thomas - "Mortimer Hall"

New drama

*Jane M. Scott - "The Forest Knight"

Poetry

*Lord Byron - "The Giaour"
*Alessandro Manzoni - "Inni sacri"
*Percy Bysshe Shelley - "Queen Mab"

Non-fiction

*Humphry Davy - "Elements Of Agricultural Chemistry In A Course Of Lectures"
*Johann Friedrich Herbart - "Introduction to Philosophy"
*Robert Owen - "A New View of Society"
*Arthur Schopenhauer - "On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason"
*Robert Southey - "Life of Nelson"

Births

* January 23 - Charles Harpur, Australian poet (+ 1868)
* February 11 - Otto Ludwig, German novelist/playwright (+ 1865)
* May 5 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher
* "probable" - Harriet Ann Jacobs, American writer (+ 1897)

Deaths

*January 20 - Christoph Martin Wieland, poet
* November 12 - Jean de Crevecoeur, French/American writer
* "unknown date" - Henry James Pye, Poet Laureate of Britain

Awards

* "None listed"


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