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For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad and his life as a writer.
For questions about the author Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
For questions about A Song of Ice and Fire, the series by George R. R. Martin. Use in conjunction with [george-r-r-martin].
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 Polish literature: works of literature which were originally written in the Polish language.
Questions related to the works of Thomas Deloney (c. 1543 – April 1600) and his life as a writer. Deloney published ballads and "novels". He is best known for "Jack of Newbury ".
For questions about the use of pseudonyms by authors. Use this tag with the tag for the author in question.
For questions either about the author William Faulkner or about any of his literary works.
Questions related to allegories, i.e. a type of text in which a metaphor is extended throughout the entire narrative. Examples include the cave allegory in Book VII of Plato's Republic, and Edmund Spe…
For questions about the series known as The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Use in conjunction with [suzanne-collins].
For questions about Alfred Tennyson's work or his life as a writer.
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 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 The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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.
Questions related to sexuality, including LGBT themes (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), in works of literature or literary theory.
For questions about James Joyce's 1922 modernist novel Ulysses. Use this with the james-joyce tag.
For questions about the life and works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, most famous for his 1882 work "Treasure Island".
For questions pertaining to the various definitions of literature.
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.
Questions about the relation between works of literature and a specific cultural context. Cultural context does not necessarily refer to the context in which the work originated; it can also refer to …
Requests to find the name of an author, based on biographical and/or literary data.
For questions about the novel Jude The Obscure (1895) by Thomas Hardy. Use together with the [thomas-hardy] tag.
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…
For questions about the English author H. G. Wells (1866 – 1946) or about any of his literary works.
For questions about the non-lyrical parts of music (e.g. instrumentals) and how they relate to the literary aspects of music.
Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
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.
Questions about the extent to which works of literature accurately depict historical events, figures, customs, ideas, etcetera.
For questions regarding authors' creation of new words (e.g. "tintinnabulation" by Edgar Allan Poe).
For questions about The Waste Land, the poem by T.S. Elliot. Use this tag with the [t-s-eliot] tag.