1871 in poetry

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Events

Awards

Works published

* Lewis Carroll, "Through the Looking Glass", including "Jabberwocky"
* Edward Lear, "Nonsense Songs", including "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat"
* Thomas Maitland (i.e., Robert Williams Buchanan) attacks Dante Gabriel Rossetti in "The Fleshly School of Poetry" in "Contemporary Review" (October); and Rossetti replies in "The Stealthy School of Criticism" in "Athenaeum" (December)
* Joaquin Miller, "Songs of the Sierras"
* Arthur Rimbaud, "Le bateau ivre (The Drunken Boat)"
* Algernon Charles Swinburne, "Songs before Sunrise"
* Alfred Lord Tennyson, "The Last Tournament"
* Walt Whitman, "Passage to India"

Births

* April 16 — John Millington Synge (died 1909), Irish dramatist, poet, prose writer, collector of folklore and a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and a co-founder of the Abbey Theatre
* June 17 — James Weldon Johnson (died 1938), African-American author, poet, early civil rights activist, and prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance
* October 30 — Paul Valéry (died 1945), French philosopher, author and Symbolist poet who also wrote essays and aphorisms on art, history, letters, music and current events
* November 1 — Stephen Crane (died 1900), American novelist, poet and journalist
* date not known:
** William Henry Davies (died 1940), Welsh-born poet and writer who spent most of his life as a tramp in the United States and United Kingdom, but became known as one of the most popular poets of his time
** Ralph Edwin Hodgson
** Francis Joseph Sherman (Canada)

Deaths

* Alice and Phoebe Cary
* Charlotte Elliott
* John Frederick William Herschel
* Thomas Buchanan Read, American poet
* James Monroe Whitfield

ee also

*Poetry


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