1889 in poetry

1889 in poetry

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Events

Awards

Works published

* Robert Browning, "Asolando"
* Eugene Field, "A Little Book of Western Verse", including "Little Boy Blue" and "Wynkyn, Blynkyn and Nod"
* Amy Levy, "A London Plane Tree"
* Walter Pater, "Appreciations: With an Essay on Style"
* Algernon Charles Swinburne, "Poems and Ballads, 3rd series"
* Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Demeter and Other Poems"; he writes "Crossing the Bar" in October as he crosses the Solent
* W.B. Yeats, "The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems", including "The Wanderings of Oisin", "The Song of the Happy Shepherd", "The Stolen Child", "Down By The Salley Gardens" (Kegan Paul, Trench & Company) [ [http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poet.html?id=7597 Web page titled "Archive: William Butler Yeats (W. B. Yeats) (1865 - 1939)"] at the Poetry Foundation website, accessed April 22, 2008]

Births

* April 27 — Arnulf Øverland, Norwegian poet (died 1968)
* June 23 — Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova (Ukraine)
* August 5 — Conrad Aiken
* August 19 — Arthur David Waley
* September 15 — Claude McKay, Jamaican
* October 31 — Napoleon Lapathiotis (Greek)
* William Hervey Allen

Deaths

* May 31Horatius Bonar, Scottish poet
* June 8 — Gerard Manley Hopkins, 54, English poet, of typhoid
* June 15 — Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet
* September 23 — Eliza Cook, 70, English poet
* October 25 — Émile Augier, French dramatist and poet
* November 18 — William Allingham, Irish poet
* December 10 — Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian poet and dramatist
* December 12 — Robert Browning, English poet
* November — Martin Farquhar Tupper, 79, English writer and poet
* Date not known:
** Amy Levy, English poet and novelist, by suicide
** Cornelius Mathews

ee also

*Poetry
* List of years in poetry

References


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