Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - March 1

1620: Thomas Campion dies. (Explore: Thomas Campion, My Sweetest Lesbia, The Poetry of Campion)

1633: George Herbert dies. (Explore: George Herbert, The Rose, The Country Parson)

1837: William Dean Howells is born. (Explore: Indian Summer, A Modern Instance, William Dean Howells)

1892: Ryunosuke Akutagawa is born. (Explore: Akutagawa Ryunosuke)

1900: Basil Bunting is born. (Explore: Basil Bunting, Briggflatts, Collected Poems)

1914: Ralph Ellison is born. (Explore: Invisible Man, Battle Royal, Ralph Ellison)

1917: Robert Lowell is born. (Explore: The Poetry of Robert Lowell, Robert Lowell, Benito Cereno)

1920: Howard Nemerov is born. (Explore: Deep Woods, Howard Nemerov, The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov)

1921: Richard Wilbur is born. (Explore: Beowulf, A Baroque Wall-Fountain in the Villa Sciarra, Richard Wilbur)

1941: Robert Hass is born. (Explore: Robert Hass, Bookbuying in the Tenderloin, Time and Materials)

1952: Mariano Azuela dies. (Explore: The Flies, The Underdogs, Mariano Azuela)