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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 To Kill A Mockingbird, the book by Harper Lee. Use this tag with the [harper-lee] tag.
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For questions about the works of Hector Hugh Munro (1870 – 1916), when writing as Saki, and his life as a writer. Do NOT use for questions about Hector Hugh Munro that are unrelated to his pseudonymou…
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Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
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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 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 William Golding's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies. Use this tag with the [william-golding] tag.
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For questions about the British novelist William Golding (1911-1993) or about any of his literary works, most famously the book The Lord of the Flies about a group of boys who are marooned on an islan…
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For questions about the author Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
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Questions about works of literature that were originally written in the Polish language, regardless of whether they were written or published in Poland or elsewhere.
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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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Questions about the literary works of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) or his life as a writer. Questions about his works should be tagged with [italian-literature].
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Questions about the works of German author and journalist Theodor Fontane (1819 – 1898) or his life as a writer. He is best known for his novels, which have a skeptical view of German society. Use wit…
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Questions about the 'Decameron' (1348–1353), a collection of short stories and novellas by Giovanni Boccaccio. Use with the tags [giovanni-boccaccio] and [italian-literature].
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For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) and his life as a writer.
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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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For questions related to "The Fountainhead", a novel by Ayn Rand. Use together with the [ayn-rand] tag.
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Questions about the Jamaican-born Canadian writer Nalo Hopkinson (born 1960) and her work. She has published novels such as 'Brown Girl in the Ring' (1998), 'Midnight Robber' (2002) and 'The Salt Road…
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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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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'…
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Questions about a type of novels that typically involves a mysterious death or a crime to be solved, a closed circle of suspects (each with a credible motive) and a detective who solves the crime. Use…
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For questions about the novel Jude The Obscure (1895) by Thomas Hardy. Use together with the [thomas-hardy] tag.
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Questions related to Jane Austen's 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice, published anonymously as "By the Author of Sense and Sensibility". Use this tag with the [jane-austen] tag.
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For questions about the English author H. G. Wells (1866 – 1946) or about any of his literary works.
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Questions related to the English poet Ted Hughes (Edward James Hughes, 1930 – 1998) and his work. Hughes also published several translations of literary works. When asking about a poem, please use the…
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Questions regarding the works of the playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) or his life as a writer.
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For questions about either the author Suzanne Collins or any of her literary works (most famously the Hunger Games book series). Note that questions about the films adapted from her works are off-topi…
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Questions about the works of the Indian novelist and short story author R. K. Narayan (Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, 1906 – 2001) and his life as a writer. Narayan wrote many novels and s…
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Questions about the works of Edgar Wallace (1875–1932), British writer of thrillers and adventure stories, best known for his film script for "King Kong" (1933).
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Questions about 'The Just Men of Cordova' (1917), a novel by Edgar Wallace. Use this tag with the [edgar-wallace] tag.
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R[ichard] Austin Freeman (1862–1943), British writer of detective stories and novels, many featuring the forensic scientist Dr. Thorndyke.
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Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction.
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For questions about Animal Farm, a satirical novel by George Orwell. This tag should be used in conjunction with [george-orwell].
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For questions regarding politics in literature or concerning literature/literary figures. Please note that general questions about politics that aren't directly tied to literature are off-topic and sh…
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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…
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Questions related to the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) and his work.
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