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Questions regarding the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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For questions specifically related to the hobby of collecting books, e.g. how to ensure the physical quality and durability of a book.
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Questions about adaptations of works of literature to a different medium or a different literary genre, or adaptations of works in other media (e.g. film) as works of literature.
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Questions about the works of the American poet Emily Dickenson (1830–1886) or her life as a writer.
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Questions about the works of the Russian author Alexander Pushkin (1799 – 1837) or his life as a writer. Questions about his works originally in Russian should be tagged with [russian-literature].
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Questions about the English novelist and poet Emily Jane Brontë (1818 – 1848) and her works. She used the pseudonym Ellis Bell and is best known for her novel Wuthering Heights.
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for questions about possible and confirmed plagiarism in works of literature.
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Questions regarding literary awards.
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Treasure Island is a novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Please use this with the [Robert-Louis-Stevenson] tag.
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Questions related to Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891 – 1892). Use this tag with the [thomas-hardy] tag.
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Questions about the works or respective lives of the theatrical partnership Gilbert and Sullivan, which consists of composer Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) and librettist W. S. Gilbert (1836-1911).
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Questions about the works of the American poet Allen Ginsberg (1926 – 1997) and his life as a writer.
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For questions regarding the "Wheel of Time" book series, mostly written by Robert Jordan and finished by Brandon Sanderson after Jordan's death. It consists of 14 books and a prequel, along with extra…
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Questions about the epic poem "Os Lusíadas"/"The Lusiads" (1572), considered Portuguese's national epic, written by Luís Vaz de Camões. The poem celebrates Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route to …
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Questions about the Portuguese poet Luís Vaz de Camões (1524 or 1525–1580), or his life as a writer. He is considered the greatest Portuguese-language poet, and his best-known work, "Os Lusíadas" ("Th…
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Questions about literature originally written in the Finnish language, regardless where it was published. For literature written in Swedish but published in Finland, use the tag [scandinavian-literatu…
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Questions about the Italian diplomat, politician and writer Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 – 1527) and his works. Machiavelli wrote non-fiction works such as 'The Prince' and the 'Discourses on Livy', and …
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Questions about the works of the Japanese novelist and poet Murasaki Shikibu (紫 式部) and her life as a writer. She is best known as the author of 'The Tale of Genji' (源氏物語, Genji monogatari). Use this …
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for the 1955 novel by Vladimir Nabokov. Use with the [vladimir-nabokov] tag
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Questions about the works of Canadian singer, songwriter, and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) or his life. Use with [lyrics] or [poetry] tags when necessary.
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Questions about the book 'Zinky Boys' (USA) or 'Boys in Zinc' (UK) by Svetlana Alexievich. Use with the tags [svetlana-alexievich] and [belarusian-literature].
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Questions about the works of the Belarusian investigative journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich (born 1948) and her life as a writer. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015. Use wit…
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Questions about the works of the American novelist, editor and professor Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (1931–2015).
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Questions about the novel Andrew's Brain (2014) by E.L. Doctorow. Use with the tag [e-l-doctorow].
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Questions about works of literature that were originally written in the Georgian language, regardless of whether they were written or published in Georgia (in the Caucasus region) or elsewhere. Do not…
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Questions about the historical novel 'A Tale of Two Cities', published by Charles Dickens in 1859. Use this tag with the [charles-dickens] tag.
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Questions about the English novelist and playwright John Galsworthy (1867 – 1933) and his works. He is best known for 'The Forsyte Saga' (1906–1921).
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Questions about the novel 'The Magician of Lublin' (1960; Yiddish: 'Der kuntsnmakher fun Lublin') by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Use with the tag [isaac-bashevis-singer].
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Questions about the works of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936), Spanish poet and playwright, or his life as a writer. He is best known as a member of the Generation of '27, who introduced European mov…
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Questions about Shakespeare's history play 'Richard II' or 'King Richard the Second', which was probably written around 1595 and first printed in a Quarto edition in 1597. Use this tag with the [willi…
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Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593), English playwright and poet. Author of "Tamburlaine" and "Doctor Faustus".
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Questions about works of literature originally written in Sumerian, an extinct language from ancient Mesopotamia.
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Questions about works of literature that were originally composed in the Maltese language, regardless of whether they were composed or published in Malta or elsewhere.
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Questions about any or all of John Milton's four divorce tracts: The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce (1643, rev. ed. 1644), The Judgment of Martin Bucer (1644), Tetrachordon (1645),and Colasterion …
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Questions about the works of the British playwright, novelist and short story writer William Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965) and his life as a writer. He is best known for the novels 'Of Human Bondage'…
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Questions about the novel 'The Phantom of the Opera' (French: 'Le Fantôme de l'Opéra') by Gaston Leroux. Use this tag with the tags [gaston-leroux] and [french-language].
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