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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.
For questions regarding The Canterbury Tales, a collection of 24 stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer. Use with the [geoffrey-chaucer] tag.
For questions about James Joyce's 1922 modernist novel Ulysses. Use this with the james-joyce tag.
Questions related to the novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Use this tag with the [mary-shelley] tag.
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…
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 related to books as physical objects, e.g. their size, colors, etc.
For questions pertaining to the various definitions of literature.
For questions about the non-lyrical parts of music (e.g. instrumentals) and how they relate to the literary aspects of music.
Requests to find the name of an author, based on biographical and/or literary data.
Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
For questions about the life and works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, most famous for his 1882 work "Treasure Island".
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.
For questions about the novel Moby Dick, by Herman Melville. Use this tag with the [herman-melville] tag.
For questions about Herman Melville and his works, most notably Moby Dick.
For questions about The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
Questions related to sexuality, including LGBT themes (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), in works of literature or literary theory.
For questions about the author Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
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…
For questions about the works of Leo Tolstoy and his life as a writer. Use this tag with the tag [russian-literature].
For questions about the works of Robert Jordan and his life as a writer.
For questions about Alfred Tennyson's work or his life as a writer.
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…
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].
For questions about the works of Stephen King and his life as a writer.
For questions about The Waste Land, the poem by T.S. Elliot. Use this tag with the [t-s-eliot] tag.
For questions about Ray Bradbury's dystopian, science-fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451. Use in conjunction with [ray-bradbury].
For questions about the works of William Butler Yeats and his life as a writer.
For questions about the works of Vladimir Nabokov and his life as a writer.
For questions regarding authors' creation of new words (e.g. "tintinnabulation" by Edgar Allan Poe).
For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad and his life as a writer.
For questions about The Iliad, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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. …
For questions about nursery rhymes, traditional poems or songs for children.