Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Emily Bronte. British. 1847. Novel.
Benjamin Disraeli. British. 1847. Novel. Tancred, or the New Crusade. Young, high-born visionary leaves social circles of 19th century
Edgar Allan Poe. American. 1847. Poetry. “Ulalume.” Composed at the request of an elocutionist needing a poem to recite. Narrator and his soul walk in a “ghoul-haunted woodland” on Halloween. Stopped by the door of the forgotten tomb of the narrator’s beloved Ulalume.
John Maddison Morton. British. 1847. Play. Box and Cox. Farce. Characters are Box, Cox and the landlady. She rents the same room to both. One works at night, the other in the day. Hopes they won’t know.
Longfellow. American. 1847. Poetry. Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie. Lovers are separated when British expel the Acadians from