1811 in poetry

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Lord Byron

  • July 1417 Lord Byron arrives in London after an absence from England of a little more than two years on his Continental tour.
  • October 16 Byron receives a challenge from the poet Thomas Moore who had been offended by parts of English Bards.
  • November 4 Byron meets Thomas Campbell and Moore at the home of Samuel Rogers, where the company discusses literary topics.

Works published

United Kingdom

United States

  • Hugh Henry Brackenridge, An Epistle to Walter Scott, Pittsburgh: Franklin Head Printing-office[4]
  • William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis
  • John Cole, editor, The Minstrel: A Collection of Celebrated Songs Set to Music[5]
  • Sumner Lincoln Fairfield, The Poems and Prose Writings of Sumner Lincoln Fairfield, two volumes, Philadelphia: Printed for the Proprietor[4]
  • Susanna Haswell Rowson, editor, A Present For Young Ladies; Containing Poems, Dialogues, Addresses, &c. &c. &c, As Recited by the Pupils of Mrs. Rowson's Academy, at the Annual Exhibitions, (Boston: Published by John West & Co.[4]
  • Samuel Woodworth, 1785-1842 [1811], Beasts at Law, or Zoologian Jurisprudence; A Poem, Satirical, Allegorical, and Moral, In Three Cantos, Translated from the Arabic of Sampfilius Philoerin, Z. Y. X. W. &c. &c. Whose Fables Have Made So Much Noise in the East, and Whose Fame Has Eclipsed That of Aesop. With Notes and Annotations New York: J. Harmer & Co.[4]



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See also


  1. "Shelley's Poetical Essay: The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book". Oxford: Bodleian Library. November 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
  3. Mackay, James (2004). Burns: A Biography of Robert Burns. Darvel: Alloway Publishing. p. 688. ISBN 0-907526-85-3.
  4. "American Poetry Full-Text Database Bibliography". University of Chicago Library. Retrieved 2009-03-04.
  5. Ludwig, Richard M.; Nault, Clifford A. Jr. (1986). "Preface". Annals of American Literature: 16021983. New York: Oxford University Press. p. vi. If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year.