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All dates are AD or CE current era unless otherwise specified.
Some dates are approximations or "educated guesses. You can click any hyperlinked poem title or writer name to "drill down. Do you like music: If so, the vast majority of all such songs are rhyming poems set to music.
Our "Top Ten" lists allow you quickly find the best poets and poems, in our estimation and according to other critics.
The following sections then go into more detail, covering each major period from the Prehistoric to Modernism and Postmodernism. Before writing existed, all knowledge had to be passed down orally, and much of it did so in the form of poetry, because poetry is easier to remember than prose, as with nursery rhymes and the lyrics of our favorite songs.
Some of the poems on this page, as ancient as they are in their written forms, may be much older if they were passed down from generation to generation, orally. But the honest truth is that no one really knows how far back in time some of these poems go.
Burch, editor, The HyperTexts Related pages: Free Verse Timeline Our top twenty poets of all time: Vincent Millay, Wilfred Owen, e.
Native poetry remains oral. The Roman city of Londinium London is founded. Elites study Latin, the language of church, state and commerce.
Germanic tribes soon invade. He was also a scholar, writer and translator. French and Latin rule. French and Latin continue to rule. Printed books would lead to an explosion of knowledge and education around the world.
Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, etc. It contains some of the earliest English free verse, such as the poetic Song of Solomon. Ben Jonson and his "tribe" are on the rise: But it seems like a dry spell today. It may have been the first major work of English Romanticism.
Although he died at age 17, Chatterton has been called the first Romantic poet. Like Blake, he would be a stern critic of kings, state and church.
Byron publishes Don Juan. Birth of the American Romantic poet Walt Whitman. Emily Dickinson, generally considered to be the greatest female American poet, is born. Abraham Lincoln is assassinated.
He would write poems and prose in a minimalist or "spare" style that would influence modernist writers like Ernest Hemingway and Carl Sandburg. Eliot, a major Modernist poet and critic, is born.
Columbia Records, the first major American record label, is founded.The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is the largest book festival in the country. The festival will be held April 21 , at USC and feature celebrities, famous authors, music, film, comic books, cooking demos and more.
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