- 1675 in literature
The year 1675 in literature involved some significant events.
November 11- Gottfried Leibniz's notebooks record a breakthrough in his work on calculus.
Joshua Barnes- "Gerania; a New Discovery of a Little Sort of People, anciently discoursed of, called Pygmies"
Edward Phillips- "Theatrum poetarum"
* "A Satire Against Separatists", variously attributed to
Abraham Cowleyor Peter Hausted
Mary Trye- "Medicatrix, or the Woman Physician"
Marie-Catherine de Villedieu- "Les Désordres de l’amour"
John Wilkins- "Of the Principle and Duties of Natural Religion"
John Crowne- "Calisto, or the Chaste Nymph" ( masque)
** - "Country Wit"
John Dryden- " Aureng-zebe"
Thomas Duffet- "Psyche Debauch'd"
*Sir Francis Fane - "Love in the Dark"
Nathaniel Lee- "Nero, Emperor of Rome"
*George Lesly - "Fire and Brimstone, or the Destruction of Sodom"
Thomas Otway- "Alcibiades"
Henry Nevil Payne- "The Siege of Constantinople"
Thomas Shadwell- "The Libertine"
William Wycherley- " The Country Wife"
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester- "A Satire Against Mankind" (published 1679)
September 2- William Somervile, poet (died 1742)
October 11- Samuel Clarke, philosopher (died 1729)
September 23- Valentin Conrart, co-founder of the French Academie (born 1603)
December 6- John Lightfoot, theologian (born 1602)
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