1771 in literature

1771
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1771.wikipedia
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1810 in literature

1810
January 17 – Charles Brockden Brown, American novelist (died 1810)
February 22 – Charles Brockden Brown, American novelist (tuberculosis, born 1771)

1845 in literature

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June 13 – Sydney Smith, English wit and cleric (died 1845)
February 22 – Rev. Sydney Smith, English writer and wit (born 1771)

1721 in literature

1721
September 17 – Tobias Smollett, Scottish novelist, journalist and translator (born 1721)
March 19 – Tobias Smollett, Scottish physician and novelist (died 1771)

1850 in literature

1850
March 23 – Lumley Skeffington, English playwright and fop (died 1850)
November 10 – Lumley Skeffington, English playwright and fop (born 1771)

1832 in literature

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August 15 – Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist and poet (died 1832)
Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist and poet (born 1771)

1855 in literature

1855
December 25 – Dorothy Wordsworth, English diarist and poet (died 1855)
January 25 – Dorothy Wordsworth, English poet and diarist (born 1771)

1854 in literature

1854
November 4 – James Montgomery, Scottish-born poet and hymnist (died 1854)
April 30 – James Montgomery, Scottish-born poet and hymnist (born 1771)

1811 in literature

1811
December 26 – Heinrich Joseph von Collin, Austrian dramatist (died 1811)
July 28 – Heinrich Joseph von Collin, Austrian dramatist (born 1771)

1716 in literature

1716
July 30 – Thomas Gray, English poet (born 1716)
Thomas Gray, English poet (died 1771)

1715 in literature

1715
December 26 – Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (born 1715)
January 26 or February 26 – Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosophical writer (died 1771)

1722 in literature

1722
May 21 – Christopher Smart, English poet (born 1722)
April 11 – Christopher Smart, English poet (died 1771)

April 9

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April 9 – Pedro Correia Garção is arrested and committed to prison by Sebastião de Melo, Marquis of Pombal.

Pedro Correia Garção

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April 9 – Pedro Correia Garção is arrested and committed to prison by Sebastião de Melo, Marquis of Pombal.

Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal

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April 9 – Pedro Correia Garção is arrested and committed to prison by Sebastião de Melo, Marquis of Pombal.

Henry Mackenzie

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Henry Mackenzie's The Man of Feeling inaugurates the fashion for sentimentalism in novels.

The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie's The Man of Feeling inaugurates the fashion for sentimentalism in novels.

Sentimentalism (literature)

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Henry Mackenzie's The Man of Feeling inaugurates the fashion for sentimentalism in novels.

Sophie von La Roche

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Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

Bönnigheim

Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

Leipzig

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Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

Christoph Martin Wieland

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Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

German literature

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Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

Epistolary novel

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Sophie von La Roche's Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim: Von einer Freundin derselben aus Original-Papieren und andern zuverläßigen Quellen gezogen ("History of Lady von Sternheim"), completed at Bönnigheim and published this year in Leipzig edited by the author's cousin Christoph Wieland in 2 volumes, is, within the tradition of German literature, the first significant novel by a woman, the first epistolary novel and the first "sentimental" novel.

Matthias Claudius

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Matthias Claudius begins editing and publishing in the newspaper Der Wandsbecker Bothe.

Slovene literature

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Slovene literature: István Küzmics, the Hungarian Slovene writer and evangelical pastor, publishes (in Halle) the Nouvi Zákon, a translation of the New Testament into the Prekmurje Slovene language, with discrete South Slavic artwork.