1776 in poetry

List of years in poetry(table)

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Events

  • March — American poet Phillis Wheatley, visits with General George Washington for half an hour in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after sending him the previous October a poem written in his honor. A former slave, she was a strong supporter of independence during the American Revolution. The poem was published March 26 in the Virginia Gazette[1]
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