1738 in poetry


1738 in poetry

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yp1=1735
yp2=1736
yp3=1737
year=1738
ya1=1739
ya2=1740
ya3=1741
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Events


thumb|right|Samuel Johnson's "London" proved popular enough for a second edition in the same year as the first

* During a visit to Morpeth this year, poet Mark Akenside gets the idea for his long didactic poem, "The Pleasures of the Imagination", published in 1744.

Works published

* Samuel Johnson, "London"
* Jonathan Swift, "The Beasts' Confession"

Births

* Mary Darwall
* John Wolcot

Deaths

ee also

*Poetry
*List of years in poetry
*List of years in literature

Notes

* [http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/timeline/] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto


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