1893 in literature

1893 in literature

The year 1893 in literature involved some significant new books.


*André Gide begins his travels in North Africa.
*Jerome K. Jerome founds the magazine "To-Day".

New books

*Rhoda Broughton - "A Beginner"
*Hall Caine - "Cap'n Davey's Honeymoon"
*Mary Cholmondeley - "Diana Tempest"
*Arthur Conan Doyle - "The Refugees"
*Marie Corelli - "Barabbas"
*Stephen Crane - "" (self-published in 1893, published as a book in 1896)
*Anatole France - "At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque"
*Mary E. Wilkins Freeman - "Jane Field"
*George Gissing - "The Odd Women"
*Sarah Grand - "The Heavenly Twins"
*H. Rider Haggard - "Montezuma's Daughter"
*Bolesław Prus - "The New Woman (Emancypantki)"
*Robert Louis Stevenson - "Catriona"
*Ivan Vazov - "Under the Yoke"
*Jules Verne
**"The Castle of the Carpathians"
**"Claudius Bombarnac"
**"Foundling Mick"
*Lew Wallace - "The Prince of India or Why Constantinople Fell"
*Emile Zola - "Le Docteur Pascal"

New drama

*Herman Heijermans - "Dora Kremer"
*Oscar Wilde - "A Woman of No Importance"


*Gabriele D'Annunzio - "Odi Navali"
*Eric Stenbock - "The shadow of death : poems, songs, and sonnets"


*"Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford", 1st edition
*Henry James - "Essays in London and Elsewhere"


*January - Maria Jolas, literary publisher (d. 1987)
*January 13 - Clark Ashton Smith, poet and short story writer (d. 1961)
*March 18 - Wilfred Owen, war poet (d. 1918)
*April 9 - Victor Gollancz, publisher (d. 1967)
*June 13 - Dorothy L. Sayers, author (d. 1957)
*August 22 - Dorothy Parker, poet, journalist and wit (d. 1967)
*October 15 - Saunders Lewis, poet, dramatist and critic (d. 1985)
*November 14 - Carlo Emilio Gadda, author (d. 1973)


*April 19 - John Addington Symonds, poet and essayist
*July 6 - Guy de Maupassant, novelist and short story writer (b. 1850)
*November 12 - Baroness Tautphoeus, novelist (b. 1807)



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