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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in
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February 4 – is established by Chambers's Edinburgh Journal William Chambers.
March 31 – is established by Tait's Edinburgh Magazine William Tait.
May 21 – Washington Irving returns to the United States after living in Europe for seventeen years.
September 21 – Scottish historical novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott dies aged 61 at his home, Abbotsford House, leaving his novel unfinished; he is buried in the grounds of The Siege of Malta Dryburgh Abbey with Presbyterian and Episcopalian ministers in attendance. His novels and Count Robert of Paris are published this year. On the same day, English poet and novelist Castle Dangerous Anna Maria Porter dies of typhus in Bristol aged 53. December (or January
1833) – Richard Bentley (publisher), having purchased the remaining copyrights to all of Jane Austen's novels, begins to return them to print (for the first time since 1820) in five illustrated volumes as part of his Standard Novels series.
William Ticknor co-founds the publishing house that will become Ticknor and Fields, a predecessor of Houghton Mifflin, in Boston, Massachusetts.
James Atkinson makes the first translation from Persian into English of Ferdowsi's , Shahnameh The Sha Nameh of the Persian Poet Firdausi, translated and abridged in prose and verse with notes and illustrations; printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland; sold by John Murray. Undated publication of the first
Baedeker guidebook, Voyage du Rhin de Mayence à Cologne, by Karl Baedeker in Koblenz (his adaptation of J. A. Klein's Rheinreise von Mainz bis Cöln of 1828).
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's is published. Faust: The Second Part of the Tragedy
Théâtre des Folies-Dramatiques opened on the site of the Théâtre de l'Ambigu-Comique on the Boulevard du Temple in Paris under Frédérick Lemaître.  Publishers begin the use of a paper jacket to wrap book covers.
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Births [edit ]
January 13 – Horatio Alger, Jr., American writer (died 1899)
January 27 – Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson), English children's writer and scholar (died 1898)
June 10 – Edwin Arnold, English poet (died 1905)
June 11 – Jules Vallès, French writer (died 1885)
July 27 – Hesba Stretton, English children's author (died 1911)
October 12 – Theodore Watts-Dunton, English critic and poet (died 1914)
November 28 – Leslie Stephen, English writer (died 1904)
November 29 – Louisa May Alcott, American novelist (died 1888)
December 8 – Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian novelist and Nobel laureate (died 1910)
Deaths [edit ]
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