1875 in poetry


1875 in poetry

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Events

*American poet and short story writer Edgar Allan Poe is reburied in Westminster Hall and Burying Ground on October 1, 1875 with a larger memorial marker. Some controversy arose years later regarding if the correct body was exhumed.

Awards

Works published

* Robert Browning, "Aristophane's Apology"
* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "The Masque of Pandora"
* French translation of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven", by Stéphane Mallarmé with drawings by Edouard Manet

Births

* March 30 — Edmund Clerihew Bentley (died 1956), popular English novelist and humorist and inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics
* July 19 — Alice Dunbar-Nelson (died 1935) African-American poet, journalist and political activist and part of the Harlem Renaissance; her husband Paul Laurence Dunbar was also a poet
* December 4 — Rainer Maria Rilke (died 1926) considered by many one of the greatest Twentieth century poets in German.

Deaths

* January 23 — Charles Kingsley, 55, English novelist and poet
* December 3 — Robert Stephen Hawker, 71, English poet, antiquarian of Cornwall, Anglican clergyman and reputed eccentric best known as the author of Cornwall's "national anthem" "The Song of the Western Men"

ee also

*Poetry


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