Concept

1905 in poetry

Summary
Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). Events
  • March – Art student Vachel Lindsay goes into the streets of New York City and tries to sell or give away copies of one of his poems. The take: 13 cents. His reaction: Ecstasy. "Now let there be here recorded my conclusions from one evening, one hour of peddling poetry. I am so rejoiced over it and so uplifted I am going to do it many times. It sets the heart trembling with happiness. The people like poetry as well as the scholars, or better."
  • December 15 – The Pushkin House is established in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to preserve the cultural heritage of Alexander Pushkin.
  • Ezra Pound presents H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), fellow American poet, with a sheaf of love poems with the collective title Hilda's Book.
Works published in English Canada
  • Wilfred Campbell, The Collected Poems of Wilfred Campbell
  • James Capon, R
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