1721 in poetry

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yp2=1719
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Events

Works published

* Thomas Parnell, "Night-Piece on Death"
* Jonathan Swift, "Letter of Advice to a Young Poet

Births

* July 9 - Johann Nikolaus Götz, German poet (died 1781)
* November 9 — Mark Akenside (died 1770, British poet
* December 25 — William Collins (died 1759), English poet
* James Grainger
* Tobias Smollett
* William Wilkie (Scotland)

Deaths

* Matthew Prior, English poet, (born 1664)Grun, Bernard, "The Timetables of History", third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328]
* February 24 — John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (born 1648)

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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