Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Charles Lamb. British. 1822. Essay. “Dream Children: a Reverie.” Imaginary conversations with children he has never had.
James F. Cooper. American. 1823. Novel. The Pioneers, or The Source of the Susquehanna. Natty Bumppo: the laws of nature vs. the laws of civilization.
Sir Walter Scott. British. 1823. Novel. Quentin Durward. Set in 15th-century
Clement Clarke Moore. American. 1823. Poetry. “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” Written by a scholar who taught Oriental and Greek literature.
Charles Lamb. British. 1822/33. Essay. “A Dissertation on Roast Pig.” Humorous account of the “accidental discovery” of the process of cooking pork.