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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

For questions about the works of Leo Tolstoy and his life as a writer. Use this tag with the tag [russian-literature].
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Questions related to literary criticism, the branch of the humanities that studies and interprets literature. For literary theory, use the [theory] tag.
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Questions about literature that was originally written in any of the Chinese languages (including Classical Chinese, Mandarin and Cantonese), regardless of where it was published. Please also make sur…
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For questions about Scandinavian literature: works of literature which were originally written in any of the North Germanic (or "Scandinavian") languages - Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, or Ol…
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Questions about the order in which a sequence of related works should be read. In particular, where the chronological order of release may not match the order of events within the related works.
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For questions about the 19th-century author Edgar Allan Poe and his writings, which include both poetry and short stories, some of which have had widespread influence in their genres. Questions about …
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Questions about the U.S.-born British poet, literary critic, dramatist and publisher T. S. Eliot (1888 – 1965) and his works. As a poet, Eliot is best known for poems such as "The Love Song of J. Alf…
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Questions related to books as physical objects, e.g. their size, colors, etc.
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Questions about works of literature that were originally written in the Belarusian language, regardless of where they were originally published.
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For questions about the US author Mark Twain (real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens; 1835 – 1910) or about any of his works, which include The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Saw…
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Questions about the pre-Romantic English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake (1757 – 1827) and his works. Blake is known for combining poems with illustrations. His works include 'Songs of Inno…
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for questions about any works of literature that were originally created in the Persian language. Please use with the appropriate author and work tags as well.
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Questions about the works of the Algerian-born French philosopher and author Albert Camus (1913 – 1960) or his life as a writer. His works should be tagged with [french-literature]. He is best known f…
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Questions about norms of spelling, hyphenation, capitalisation, word breaks, emphasis, punctuation and other aspects of orthography.
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Questions about the series of 53 short stories by G. K. Chesterton featuring Father Brown, an English Catholic priest and detective. Use with [g-k-chesterton] and [short-stories]
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Don Juan is a long poem by Lord Byron, in seventeen cantos with the last one unfinished. Use this tag with the [lord-byron] tag.
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for questions about works of literature originally created in the Latin language, along with the applicable author and work tags.
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Questions about essays, which are (mostly short) works of prose non-fiction, including argument, reflection, autobiography, and criticism. Use with the appropriate author tag. Do not use for questions…
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For questions about the literary aspects of myths and legends.
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The Bible, a collection of sacred texts. Questions should deal with the literary aspects of the text as defined by the Help Center. Otherwise, questions should refer either to Christianity Stack Excha…
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Questions about current or historical practices in publishing that affected or would affect many or most publications in a specific period and/or place (country, city, ...). In this type of questions,…
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For questions about The Iliad, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer]. If the question is regarding the original text in Greek, use with the [greek-literature] tag.
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How questions about Sir Terry Pratchett, the English author, and his works. His most famous work ıs the Discworld cycle, and some other works include "Strata", "Nation", the Johnny Maxwell trilogy, an…
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Questions about the works of Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) or his life as a writer. He was a Bengali poet, dramatist, and novelist, best known for the poetry collection 'Gitanjali' (1910).
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Questions about how audiences responded to specific literary works, including theories about the reception of literary works. This can cover both qualitative and quantitative aspects (e.g. sales figur…
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For questions about the works of Guy de Maupassant and his life as a writer. Use this tag with the [french-literature] tag.
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For general questions about plays and theatrical performances as works of literature. If your question is about a specific play, use the title and author tags instead.
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To be used for about the graphic novel, or its relation to other works, along with the [neil-gaiman] and [comics] tags.
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Questions about the works of the Scottish-Canadian author Robert Barr (1849-1912) or his life as a writer.
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Questions about the novel 'In the Midst of Alarms' (1894, 1900, 1912) by Robert Barr. Should be tagged with [robert-barr].
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Questions about works of literature written in the Bengali language, an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
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Questions related to the English poet John Milton (1608–1674), author of Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained and other works.
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Questions related to wordplay in works of literature, i.e. a clever use of words, typically for the purpose of amusement. Examples include puns, phonetic mix-ups, obscure words and meanings, and doubl…
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For questions about the life and works of the Victorian-era English poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861).
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Questions related to sexuality, including LGBT themes (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), in works of literature or literary theory.
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For questions about the author Nelle Harper Lee (1926-2016) or about any of her works, such as To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.
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