1720 in poetry

1720 in poetry

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Events

Works published

* John Gay, "Poems on Several Occasions"
* Alexander Pope, translator, Homer's "Iliad", Books V-VI in 1720, preceded by Book I in 1715, Book II in 1716, Book III in 1717 and Book IV in 1718 in poetry.

Births

* October 3 — Johann Peter Uz, German poet (died 1796)
* Francis Fawkes
* Gilbert White

Deaths

* Anne Finch, countess of Winchilsea

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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