The year 1674 in literature involved some significant events.
- Samuel Chappuzeau - Le Théâtre français
- John Evelyn - Navigation and Commerce
- John Josselyn - An Account of the Voyages to New England, London: Printed for Giles Widdows
- Thomas Ken - Manual of Prayers for the use of the Scholars of Winchester College
- Anthony Wood - Historia et antiquitates Universitatis Oxoniensis