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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.
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For questions regarding The Canterbury Tales, a collection of 24 stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer. Use with the [geoffrey-chaucer] tag.
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For questions about James Joyce's 1922 modernist novel Ulysses. Use this with the james-joyce tag.
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Questions related to the novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Use this tag with the [mary-shelley] tag.
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Questions related to the English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797 – 1851) and her work. She is best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein (1818) but also wrote short stories, biographies and…
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Questions about works of literature written in any of the Arabic languages, including Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic.
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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 related to books as physical objects, e.g. their size, colors, etc.
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For questions pertaining to the various definitions of literature.
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For questions about the non-lyrical parts of music (e.g. instrumentals) and how they relate to the literary aspects of music.
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Requests to find the name of an author, based on biographical and/or literary data.
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Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
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For questions about the life and works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, most famous for his 1882 work "Treasure Island".
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a Turkish novelist who has written many books in both English and Turkish. Use this tag for questions about the author herself or about any of her literary works.
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For questions about the novel Moby Dick, by Herman Melville. Use this tag with the [herman-melville] tag.
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For questions about Herman Melville and his works, most notably Moby Dick.
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For questions about The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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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 Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
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For questions about the works of Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) and his life as a writer. His works include 'The Jungle Book' (1894), 'Kim' (1901), short stories such as 'The Man Who Would Be King' (18…
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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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For questions about the works of Robert Jordan and his life as a writer.
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For questions about Alfred Tennyson's work or his life as a writer.
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For questions regarding the American young-adult, mythology author Rick Riordan, and his novels, which include Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asga…
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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].
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For questions about the works of Stephen King and his life as a writer.
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For questions about The Waste Land, the poem by T.S. Elliot. Use this tag with the [t-s-eliot] tag.
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For questions about Ray Bradbury's dystopian, science-fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451. Use in conjunction with [ray-bradbury].
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For questions about the works of William Butler Yeats and his life as a writer.
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For questions about the works of Vladimir Nabokov and his life as a writer.
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For questions regarding authors' creation of new words (e.g. "tintinnabulation" by Edgar Allan Poe).
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For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad and his life as a writer.
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For questions about The Iliad, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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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. He is best known for his works 'The Stranger', 'The Rebel' and others. …
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For questions about nursery rhymes, traditional poems or songs for children.
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For questions about Gulliver's Travels, the satirical novel by Jonathon Swift. Use this tag with the [Jonathan-Swift] tag.