1882 in literature

The year 1882 in literature involved some significant new books.

Events

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New books

*F. Anstey - "Vice Versa"
*Walter Besant - "The Revolt of Man"
*Bankim Chatterjee - "Anandmath"
*Richard Doddridge Blackmore -"Christowell"
*Wilkie Collins - "After Dark"
*Richard Jefferies - "Bevis"
*Ouida - ""
*George Bernard Shaw - "Cashel Byron's Profession"
*Robert Louis Stevenson - "The New Arabian Nights"
*Anthony Trollope - "The Fixed Period"
*Mark Twain - "The Prince and the Pauper"
*Jules Verne
**"Godfrey Morgan"
**"The Green Ray"

New drama

*Victor Hugo - "Torquemada"

Poetry

*George Robert Sims - "The Dagonet Ballads"

Non-fiction

*Hall Caine - "Recollections of Rossetti"
*Ignatius L. Donnelly - ""
*William Morris - "Hopes and Fears for Art"
*Friedrich Nietzsche - "The Gay Science (Die fröhliche Wissenschaft)"
*Theodore Roosevelt - "The Naval War of 1812"

Births

* January 10 - Olive Higgins Prouty, American novelist
* January 18 - A. A. Milne, British author
* January 25 - Virginia Woolf, writer
* February 2 - James Joyce, author
* March 5 - Henry S. Whitehead, American author
* May 20 - Sigrid Undset, Norwegian author
* December 13 - André Billy, French author

Deaths

* January 6 - Richard Henry Dana, Jr., author
* March 24 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, author
* April 10 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, poet
* August 1 - Henry Kendall, poet
* December 6 - Anthony Trollope, novelist

Awards

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