1885 in literature

List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1885.

You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by a Mr Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly.

—Opening line of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


New books


Children and young people






  1. Blair, Walter (1960). Mark Twain & Huck Finn. Berkeley: University of California.
  2. "All Modern Literature Comes from One Book by Mark Twain". Philadelphia: Bauman Rare Books. Retrieved 2013-01-07.
  3. Kawachi, Yoshiko (1998). "The Merchant of Venice and Japanese Culture". Japanese Studies in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Newark: University of Delaware Press. ISBN 9780874136739.
  4. "Hardy Country". National Trust. Retrieved 2013-04-30.
  5. "Gilchrist Family Papers – Biographical Sketch". Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Retrieved 2013-01-07.
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