1764 in literature
This article is a summary of literary events and publications during
Events New books Fiction Drama Poetry Non-fiction Births
January 23 – Morris Birkbeck, American writer and social reformer (died 1825)
February 11 – Joseph Chénier, French poet (died 1811)
April 29 – Ann Hatton (Ann of Swansea), English novelist (died 1838)
June 23 – Gabriel-Marie Legouvé, French poet and dramatist (died 1812)
July 4 – Prokop František Šedivý, Czech playwright, actor, and translator (died c. 1810)
July 9 – Ann Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (died 1823)
October 19 – Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy, French dramatist (died 1846)
November 1 – Frederic Reynolds, English dramatist (died 1841) December 3 – Mary Lamb, English miscellanist and co-author with brother Charles Lamb (died 1847) Deaths
April 17 – Johann Mattheson, German writer, lexicographer and musician (born 1681)
June 18 – Christmas Samuel, Welsh-language writer and Independent minister (born 1674)
July 30 – Philipp Hafner, Austrian writer of farce (born 1735)
September 11 – Countess Dash, French writer (born 1704)
September 23 – Robert Dodsley, English miscellanist and bookseller (born 1703)
October 23 – Pierre-Charles Roy, French poet and librettist (born 1683)
November 1 – Agustín de Montiano y Luyando, Spanish dramatist (born 1697)
November 4 – Charles Churchill, English poet and satirist (born 1731)
December 15 – Robert Lloyd, English poet and satirist (born 1733 December 18 – Mattheus Pinna da Encarnaçao, Spanish Benedictine theologian (born 1687) References
Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 322–323. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
Murray, John, ed. (1897). The Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon (2nd ed.). London: John Murray. p. 302. Gibbon is at the Franciscan Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli on the Capitoline Hill which is actually on the site of the Temple of Juno. Saunders, J. J. (1964). "Gibbon in Rome 1764". . History Today 14 (9): 608–15 . Retrieved . 2013-12-12
"ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION". Accessed 2 January 2013
Orlando Project – Mary Latter. Accessed 2 January 2013 1754 in poetry
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List of years in literature
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