1889 in literature

1889 in literature

The year 1889 in literature involved some significant new books.


*Theodore Roosevelt publishes the first of four volumes of "The Winning of the West", between 1889-1896.

New books

*Gabriele D'Annunzio - "Il piacere"
*Wilkie Collins
**"Blind Love" {unfinished)
**"The Legacy of Cain"
*Marie Corelli - "Ardath"
*Arthur Conan Doyle
**"Micah Clarke"
**"The Mystery of Cloomber"
*George Gissing - "The Nether World"
*H. Rider Haggard - "Cleopatra"
*Jerome K. Jerome - "Three Men in a Boat"
*George A. Moore - "Mike Fletcher"
*Molly Elliot Seawell - "Hale-Weston"
*Robert Louis Stevenson - "Master of Ballantrae"
*Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne - "The Wrong Box"
*Leo Tolstoy - "The Kreutzer Sonata"
*Mark Twain - "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
*Jules Verne - "The Purchase of the North Pole"
*Julius Vogel - "Anno Domini 2000 - A Woman's Destiny"
*Edgar Wallace - "The Dark Eyes Of London"

New drama

*Anton Chekhov - "A Marriage Proposal"
*Maurice Maeterlinck - "La princesse Maleine"


*William Butler Yeats - "The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems"


*Helena Petrovna Blavatsky - "The Voice of the Silence"
*Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk - "Positive Theory of Capital"


* July 5 - Jean Cocteau, writer
* July 17 - Erle Stanley Gardner, author (+ 1970)
* September 23 - Walter Lippmann, writer (+ 1974)


* January 17 - Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian writer
* April 23 - Jules Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly, novelist
* June 8 - Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet
* June 15 - Mihai Eminescu, outstanding Romanian poet
* August 5 - Fanny Lewald, novelist
* August 19 - Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, symbolist writer
* September 23 - Wilkie Collins, novelist
* October 25 - Émile Augier, dramatist
* November 18 - William Allingham, Irish poet
* December 10 - Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian poet
* December 12 - Robert Browning, English poet



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