Literature year 1753
|Literature year 1753|
In 1753 the British Museum Library , the library of the British Museum in London, took over the book collection that had been put together by Hans Sloane . The date is considered to be the founding date of the British Library , one of the largest research libraries in the world with over 250 million volumes.
Friedrich Melchior Grimm takes over the management of the Nouvelles littéraires , which was published from 1747 to 1753 by Guillaume Thomas François Raynal , and changes the name to Correspondance littéraire, philosophique et critique . Grimm published the Correspondance littéraire until 1775 and then handed the management over to his long-time secretary Jakob Heinrich Meister .
- January : Mercy Seccombe , who emigrated from Harvard , Massachusetts to Nova Scotia , Canada , begins her diary , possibly the first literary record of this form from a woman in North America .
- January 1st : Johan Stagnell's play Baron Sjelfklok och Fröken Granlaga premieres at Stora Bollhuset in Stockholm .
- December : The Paper War of 1752–1753 comes to an end, as nobody with the exception of John Hill finally gets involved .
- Jane Austen's aunt Eliza (the mother of Eliza de Feuillide ) emigrates to India to marry Tysoe Saul Hancock .
- The Troupe Dulondel , a French theater company ( Compagnie de théâtre ), found a job at the Stora Bollhuset in Stockholm at the invitation of the Swedish Queen Luise Ulrike von Prussia, who came from Prussia . The theater company will be active in Sweden until 1771 .
- Sarah Fielding - The Adventures of David Simple, Volume the Last
- Eliza Haywood - The History of Jemmy and Jenny
- Charlotte Lennox - Shakespeare Illustrated (based on Shakespeare's writings)
- Samuel Richardson - The History of Sir Charles Grandison
- Tobias Smollett - The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom
- Giacomo Casanova - La Moluccheide
- Kitty Clive - The Rehearsal
- Samuel Foote - The Englishman in Paris
- Richard Glover - Boadicea
- Carlo Goldoni - Arlecchino servitore di due padroni
- Henry Jones - The Earl of Essex
- Edward Moore - The Gamester
- Johan Stagnell - Baron Sjelfklok och Fröken Granlaga
- Edward Young - The Brothers
- John Armstrong - Taste: An epistle to a young critic
- Theophilus Cibber - The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland , compiled mostly by Robert Shiels with added material and revisions by Cibber
- Thomas Cooke - An Ode on Benevolence , published anonymously
- Robert Dodsley - Public Virtue
- Thomas Francklin - Translation: A poem
- Richard Gifford - Contemplation: A poem , published anonymously
- Robert Dodsley - Public Virtue
- Thomas Franklin - Translation
- Richard Gifford - Contemplation
- Thomas Gray and Richard Bentley the Younger - Designs by Mr. R. Bently for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray
- Henry Jones - Merit
- William Kenrick - The Whole Duty of Woman
- John Ogilvie - The Day of Judgment
- Christopher Smart - The Hilliard
- Henry Jones - Merit: A poem
- William Kenrick - The Whole Duty of Woman , published anonymously
- John Ogilvie - The Day of Judgment , published anonymously
- Christopher Pitt et al. a. Editor - The Works of Virgil, in Latin and English
- Christopher Smart - The Hilliard: an epic poem , a satire on Sir John Hill (1716? –1775), editor of British Magazine , prompted by some reviews in last year's issue of The Impertinent
- William Smith - A Poem on Visiting the Academy of Philadelphia, June 1753 , Smith had been invited by Benjamin Franklin ; the University of Pennsylvania later emerged from the academy
- John Wesley and Charles Wesley - Hymns and Spiritual Songs
- George Whitefield - Hymns for Social Worship , an anthology
- Thomas Warton - The Union
Non-fiction and scientific publications
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Attempt on the true way of playing the piano
- Theophilus Cibber - The Lives of the Poets
- Jane Collier - An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting
- Francis Coventry - Essay on the English Garden
- Jean-Baptiste Descamps - La vie des peintres flamands, allemands et hollandois, avec des portraits gravés en taille-douce, une indication de leurs principaux ouvrages, & des réflexions sur leur différentes manières
- Nicolas Desmarest - Dissertation on l'ancienne jonction de l'Angleterre à la France
- Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Dunkel - Historical-critical news from deceased scholars and their writings Volume 1
- William Hogarth - The Analysis of Beauty
- David Hume - Essays and Treatises
- Carl von Linné - Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas
- William Melmoth - The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero
- Christopher Pitt et al. - The Works of Virgil in Latin and English
- Henry St. John - A Letter to Sir William Windham
- John Toland - Hypatia
- Voltaire - Le Fanatisme ou Mahomet le Prophète
- William Warburton - The Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion
- George Whitefield - Hymns for Social Worship
- January 24th : Friedrich August Weber , German doctor, composer and writer († 1806 )
- February 6 : Évariste de Parny , French poet ( 1806 )
- February 7th : Rhijnvis Feith , Dutch civil servant, poet and singer († 1824 )
- February 16 : Friedrich Gustav Arvelius , Estonian-Baltic German writer and educator († 1806 )
- March 8 : William Roscoe , English historian and writer († 1831 )
- March 13 : József Fabchich , Hungarian writer, philologist and translator († 1809 )
- April 1 : Joseph de Maistre , Savoyard statesman, Savoyard writer and political philosopher who defended the foundations of the Ancien Régimes against the ideas of the Enlightenment and their consequences during the French Revolution († 1821 )
- May 2 : Wilhelm Christhelf Sigmund Mylius , German writer and translator († 1827 )
- May 8 : Phillis Wheatley , Afro-American poet († 1784 )
- June 26 : Antoine de Rivarol , French writer († 1801 )
- August 4 : Aurelio de 'Giorgi Bertola , Italian writer, scholar, translator from German, historian and literary critic († 1798 )
- August 6th : August Friedrich Wilhelm Crome , German late enlightenment, professor of camera studies in Giessen, statistician and economist († 1833 )
- August 14 : Christoph Kaufmann , Swiss “apostle of genius”, author and man of letters, founder of the term Sturm und Drang († 1795 )
- August 24 : Caroline Rudolphi , German educator, poet and writer († 1811 )
- September 12 : Ulrich Petrak , Austrian Catholic theologian, poet and non-fiction author († 1814 )
- September 16 : Märta Helena Reenstierna , Swedish landlady who became known as Årstafrun (Mistress of Årsta) as the author of diaries that were printed posthumously from 1946 († 1841 )
- October 4 : František Jan Tomsa , supporter of the Czech rebirth movement, writer and publicist († 1814 )
- October 15 : Elizabeth Inchbald , English actress, writer and playwright († 1821 )
- November 3 : August Gottlieb Meißner , German Enlightenment writer and founder of the German-language crime story († 1807 )
- November 4 : Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker , German fiction writer and art writer († 1813 )
- December 1 : Joseph August von Toerring , Bavarian politician and playwright as well as landlord of the former Reichsabtei Damenstift Gutenzell zu Gutenzell, auf Jettenbach and others († 1826 )
- December 14 : Mary Ann Kilner , best-known English children's book author of the 18th century († 1831 )
- December 19 : George Ellis , Jamaica-born antiquarian, satirical poet and member of Parliament († 1815 )
- December 28 : Johann Friedrich Hahn , German poet († 1779 )
- Unknown date: Dhiro Indian poet († 1825 )
- Unknown date: William Preston , Irish poet († 1809 )
- Unknown date: Irayimman Tampi , Indian poet († 1856 )
- Unknown date: Eleonore Sophie Auguste Thon , German writer († 1809 )
- Unknown date: Ann Yearsley English lyric poet and writer († 1806 )
- January 20 : Albert Joseph Conlin , Catholic priest and writer, who is considered the most important imitator of Abraham a Santa Clara . (* 1669 )
- February 17 : Karl Heinrich Lange , German Lutheran theologian, pedagogue, librarian and hymn poet (* 1703 )
- May 2nd : Léonor-Jean-Christine Soulas d'Allainval, dit d'Allainval , French playwright
- November : Giuseppe Valentini , Italian violinist, painter, composer and poet (* 1681 )
- November 16 : Nicolas Racot de Grandval , French composer, harpsichordist and dramaturge (* 1676 )
- November 24 : Nicholas Mann , English antiquarian and writer (date of birth unknown)
- December 6th : Luigi Riccoboni Italian comedy poet working in France and author of the first treatise on Italian theater ( Nouveau Théatre Italien par Riccoboni chez AU Coustelier en 1718)
- date unknown: Matthew Adams , English essayist (date of birth unknown)
- unknown date: Adam Gottfried Uhlich , German actor and playwright (* 1718 )
- Date unknown: Hristofor Zhefarovich , Serbian painter, engraver, writer, and poet (date of birth unknown)
- Oak Island Theories: Reverend Seccombe ( Memento of the original from January 30, 2013 in the web archive archive.today ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Baron Sjelfklok och Fröken Granlaga of Johan Stagnell (1711-1795). On: www.dramawebben.se. Accessed July 30, 2012.
- Poetical Works p. 443
- Joan Aiken : A Romantic Classic. In: The Washington Post . October 26, 1997. Retrieved July 30, 2012.
- Michael Cox (Ed.): The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature , Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
- Burt, Daniel S., The Chronology of American Literature: America's literary achievements from the colonial era to modern times , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004, ISBN 978-0-618-16821-7 .
- William Hogarth : The Analysis of Beauty , with the rejected passages from the manuscript drafts and Autobiographical notes, ed. v. Joseph Burke, Oxford 1955.
- Sarala Jag Mohan: Chapter 4: Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature. (Googlebooks), In: Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson: (Ed.): Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, Connecticut 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7 . Accessed July 29, 2012.
- Ayyappa Panic: Modern Malayalam Literature. In: KM George (ed.): Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology , pp. 231-255, ed. from Sahitya Akademi, 1992, accessed July 29, 2012.