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For questions about William Golding's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies. Use this tag with the [william-golding] tag.
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,…
For questions related to "The Fountainhead", a novel by Ayn Rand. Use together with the [ayn-rand] tag.
Questions about the German writer of fantasy and children's fiction Michael Ende (1929 – 1995) and his works. Ende is best known for 'Die unendliche Geschichte' (1979, "The Neverending Story"), 'Momo'…
For questions regarding literature originally written in Italian.
Questions related to the American author Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 – 2018) and her work. Her work includes the science fiction novels 'The Left Hand of Darkness' (1969) and 'The Dispossessed' (1974), an…
For questions about references to other works, external incidents, etc. in literature. Use this tag with the relevant author and work tags if applicable.
For questions about the 1964 Soviet science fiction novel, set in the Noon universe, as well as its adaptations. Use with the [strugatsky-brothers] tag and the [russian-literature] tag.
For questions about the poet Robert Frost or his works.
For questions about the author Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
Questions about Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870), an English writer from the Victorian era, and his works.
For questions about Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare. Note that this is a work tag and not a character tag for the man Macbeth. Use in conjunction with [william-shakespeare].
Questions about the collection of poems entitled 'Songs of Experience' by William Blake, published in 1794. These poems are usually published together with the earlier 'Songs of Innocence' from 1789 a…
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.
For questions regarding literature that was originally written in the Chinese language. Please also make sure to use the applicable work and author tag.
Questions about the works of the English Romantic poet John Keats (1795 – 1821) and his life as a writer.
For questions regarding politics in literature. Please note that general questions about politics that aren't directly tied to literature are off-topic and shold be asked on the Politics Stack Exchang…
For questions about the works of Leo Tolstoy and his life as a writer. Use this tag with the tag [russian-literature].
Questions about the author George R. R. Martin and his works, the most famous of which are the novels in the fantasy series 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
For questions about Catch 22, the novel by Joseph Heller. Use in conjunction with [joseph-heller].
For questions about the works of Joseph Heller and his life as a writer.
For questions about The Neverending Story (Die unendliche Geschichte), a 1979 fantasy novel by Michael Ende originally written in German. Use with the [michael-ende] and [german-literature] tags.
For questions about the life and works of the Victorian-era English poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861).
Questions about Aurora Leigh (1856), an epic novel in blank verse by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Use this tag with the [elizabeth-barrett-browning] tag.
Questions about works of literature written in any of the Arabic languages, including Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic.
Questions related to literary criticism, the branch of the humanities that studies and interprets literature. For literary theory, use the [theory] tag.
Questions about the works of the English romantic poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) and his life as a writer. He is best known for the poems 'The Rime of the Ancient Marin…
Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction.
For questions regarding the works of Ray Bradbury, the American science-fiction author of Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, The Martian Chronicles, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.
For questions asking why a book was (not) censored or what was it (not) censored for.
For questions on literature originally written in the Dutch language. Please also make sure to use the applicable work and author tag.
Questions related to the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 1400), author of The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, The Legend of Good Women and other works.
For questions regarding The Canterbury Tales, a collection of 24 stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer. Use with the [geoffrey-chaucer] tag.
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…
Questions related to the novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Use this tag with the [mary-shelley] tag.