1892 in literature

1892 in literature

The year 1892 in literature involved some significant new books.


*"Shadows Uplifted" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper becomes the second novel by an African-American woman published in the United States

New books

*Mary Elizabeth Braddon - "The Venetians"
*Rhoda Broughton - "Mrs. Bligh"
*Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
**"The Adventure of the Speckled Band"
**"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
*Charlotte Perkins Gilman - "The Yellow Wallpaper"
*George Gissing - "Born in Exile"
*George and Weedon Grossmith - "Diary of a Nobody"
*Frances Ellen Watkins Harper - "Shadows Uplifted"
*Herman Heijermans - "Trinette"
*Emily Lawless - ""
*J. McCullough - "Golf in the Year 2000"
*Helen Mathers, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker and 21 others - "The Fate of Fenella"
*Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne - "The Wrecker"
*Mark Twain - "The American Claimant"
*Jules Verne - "Mistress Branican"
*Mary Ward - "The History of David Grieve"
*Israel Zangwill - "Children of the Ghetto"
*Emile Zola - "The Downfall"

New drama

*Georges Feydeau - "Champignol malgré lui"
*Maurice Maeterlinck - "Pelléas et Mélisande"
*Brandon Thomas - "Charley's Aunt"
*Oscar Wilde - "Lady Windermere's Fan"


*Rudyard Kipling - "Barrack-Room Ballads" (including "Gunga Din")


*Peter Kropotkin - "The Conquest of Bread"


* January 3 - J. R. R. Tolkien, author
* February 8 - Ralph Chubb, gay poet and printer
* February 22 - Edna St. Vincent Millay, writer
* February 23 - Agnes Smedley, journalist and writer (d. 1950)
* March 18 - Robert P. Tristram Coffin, poet, essayist, novelist
* March 22 - Karel Poláček, writer, humorist, journalist (d. 1944)
* July 1 - James M. Cain, author, newspaperman
* October 9 - Ivo Andrić (d.1975), Serbo-Croatian novelist - winner, 1961 Nobel Prize for Literature


*January 20 - Christopher Pearse Cranch, poet and magazine editor
*March 26 - Walt Whitman, American poet
*July 10 - Rudolf Westphal, classical scholar
*July 18 - Rose Terry Cooke, poet and novelist
*August 25 - Richard Lewis Nettleship, philosopher
*September 7 - Greenleaf Whittier, Quaker poet
*October 17 - David Edelstadt, anarchist poet
*October 21 - Anne Charlotte Leffler, novelist and dramatist
*October 24 - Anton Gindely, historian
*December 27 - Orange Judd, editor and publisher
*"date unknown"
**Thomas Cooper, Chartist poet
**George Grub, historian
**Daniel Parrish Kidder, theologian
**Gustav Zerffi, journalist
**Ignaz Vincenz Zingerle, poet



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