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The year 1893 in literature involved some significant new books.

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New books[edit]Edit


New dramaEdit

PoetryEdit

  • Gabriele D'Annunzio - Odi Navali
  • Maryana Marrash - Bint fikr
  • Eric Stenbock - The Shadow of Death: poems, songs, and sonnets

Non-fictionEdit

Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford, 1st edition Henry James - Essays in London and Elsewhere Alois Riegl - Stilfragen: Grundlegungen zu einer Geschichte der Ornamentik

BirthsEdit

January - Maria Jolas, born Maria McDonald, American-born French literary publisher (died 1987) January 13 - Clark Ashton Smith, American poet and short-story writer (died 1961) February 11 - Nan Shepherd, Scottish novelist and poet (died 1981) March 11 - Wanda Gág, American children's author and artist (died 1946) March 18 - Wilfred Owen, English war poet (killed 1918) April 9 Victor Gollancz, English publisher (died 1967) Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian historian, writer, scholar (died 1963) June 13 - Dorothy L. Sayers, author (died 1957) August 14 - Francis Dvornik, Czech historian (died 1975) August 22 - Dorothy Parker, poet, journalist and wit (died 1967) October 9 - Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer and photographer (died 1945) October 15 - Saunders Lewis, poet, dramatist and critic (died 1985) November 10 - John P. Marquand, novelist (died 1960) November 14 - Carlo Emilio Gadda, author (died 1973) December 29 - Vera Brittain, memoirist, novelist, feminist and pacifist (died 1970)

DeathsEdit

January 7 - Jožef Stefan, Slovenian physicist, mathematician, and poet (born 1835) January 15 - Fanny Kemble, English actress (born 1809) January 22 - Kawatake Mokuami, Japanese dramatist (born 1816) April 19 - John Addington Symonds, English poet and essayist (born 1840) June 14 - Jakob Frohschammer, German theologian and philosopher (born 1821) July 6 - Guy de Maupassant, French novelist and short story writer (born 1850) November 12 - Baroness Tautphoeus, English-born novelist (born 1807)

AwardsEdit

Newdigate Prize - John Burland Harris-Burland

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