1890 in literature

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1890.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1887
1888
1889
1890
1891
1892
1893

EventsEdit

Uncertain dates

  • Leo Tolstoy's novella The Kreutzer Sonata, suppressed in Russia, is published in Berlin in Russian, German, English and French, with other English versions issued in England and the United States. The United States Post Office Department prohibits mailing of newspapers containing serialized installments of it.[5]
  • Macmillan Publishers in the U.K. begin to supply on "net book" terms, i. e. no discounts are available to consumers.[6]
  • Hall Caine's four-act historical drama Mahomet, based on the life of Muhammad and written for the actor-manager Henry Irving, is banned by the Lord Chamberlain after it causes unrest in Britain's Muslim communities, threatens British rule in parts of India and strains Britain's relations with the Ottoman Empire.[7]

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ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Bram Stoker's notes for Dracula. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3410-7.
  3. ^ Sutherland, John (2017). Who is Dracula's Father?. London: Icon. pp. 74–5. ISBN 978-1-78578-297-8.
  4. ^ Loughlin-Chow, M. Clare (2004). "Morrison, Arthur George (1863–1945)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/38649. Retrieved 2014-06-03. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  5. ^ "Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata". British Library. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  6. ^ R. J. L. Kingsford; Reginald John Lethbridge Kingsford (2 January 1970). The Publishers Association 1896-1946. Cambridge University Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-521-07756-9.
  7. ^ Foulkes, Richard (2008). Henry Irving: A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-138-66565-1.
  8. ^ Hubert, Susan J. (2002). Questions of Power: The Politics of Women's Madness Narratives. University of Delaware Press. pp. 146–. ISBN 978-0-87413-743-9.
  9. ^ Frank Northen Magill; Alison Aves (November 1999). Dictionary of World Biography: The 20th century, O-Z. Routledge. p. 2899. ISBN 978-1-57958-048-3.
  10. ^ Charles P. Mitchell (2001). The Complete H.P. Lovecraft Filmography. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-313-31641-8.
  11. ^ Sylvie Maurel (30 October 1998). Jean Rhys. Macmillan International Higher Education. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-349-27006-4.
  12. ^ John Lucas (2001). Ivor Gurney. Oxford University Press. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-7463-0887-5.
  13. ^ "Agatha Christie | Biography, Novels, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  14. ^ Richard Kaufmann (1891). Paris of To-day. Cassell. p. 52.