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See also: 15th century in literature, other events of the 16th century, 17th century in literature, list of years in literature.



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Events

New Books

1501 - The Book of Margery Kempe (posthumous)
1503 - The Thrissill and the Rois - William Dunbar
1505 - The Passtyme of Pleasure and The Temple of Glass - Stephen Hawes
1508 - The Goldyn Targe - William Dunbar
1509 - In Praise of Folly - Erasmus
1512 - Fulgens and Lucrece - Henry Medwall
1513 - First translation of the Aeneid into English language (Scots dialect) by Gavin Douglas
1515 - The New Chronicles of England and France by Robert Fabyan
about 1516 - Utopia by Thomas More
1527 - Historia Scotorum - Hector Boece
1535 - Huon of Bordeaux - John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners
1539 - The Castel of Helth - Sir Thomas Elyot
1540 - Historia Scotorum of Hector Boece, translated into vernacular Scots by John Bellenden at the special request of James V of Scotland
1541 - Baptistes and Jephtha - George Buchanan
1542 - The Union of the Two Noble and Illustrate Famelies of Lancastre & Yorke - Edward Hall
1545 - Toxophilus - Roger Ascham
about 1553 - Gammer Gurton's Needle and Ralph Roister Doister, the first comedies written in the English language
1559 - The Elizabethan version of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England, which remained in use until the mid-17th century and was the first English Prayer Book in America.
1560 - The Geneva Bible - William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson
1562
1563
1577
  • The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Irelande - Raphael Holinshed
  • The History of Travayle in the West and East Indies - Richard Eden
1578
1579
1582
1583
  • The Anatomy of Abuses - Philip Stubbe
1584
1585
1586
1590
1591
1592
1593
1594
1595
1596
1597
1598
1599
  • Every Man out of his Humour (play) - Ben Jonson
  • Hymnes of Astraea (poetry) - Sir John Davies
  • Nosce Teipsum (poetry) - Sir John Davies
  • The Love of King David and Faire Bethsabe (poetry) - George Peele
  • Wits' Theater - John Bodenham

Births

Deaths



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Italian literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (12702 words)
Italian literature is literature written in the Italian language, particularly by citizens of Italy.
The crowds were delighted with the stories of romances, the wickedness of Macaire, and the misfortunes of Blanziflor, the terrors of the Babilonia Infernale and the blessedness of the Gerusalemme celeste, and the singers of religious poetry vied with those of the chansons de geste.
This kind of semi-popular literature was born in Florence, and attached itself to certain popular festivities that were usually held in honor of St John the Baptist, patron saint of the city.
Czech literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (664 words)
Until c.1400, Czech literature consisted mainly of Latin chronicles (Cosmas of Prague, 1125) and of Czech hymns, tales of chivalry, and romances in verse.
ech, Jan Neruda, and Joseph V. Sládek and the novels of Alois Jirásek achieved fame, literature was oriented toward the intellectual and the bourgeois.
In the period from 1918 to 1938 Czech literature was the most cosmopolitan of the Slavonic literatures; at the same time native themes were cultivated.
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