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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 the works of Stephen King and his life as a writer. Stephen King is most famous for his works in horror, such as 'Carrie', 'It' and 'The Shining'.
For questions about To Kill A Mockingbird, the book by Harper Lee. Use this tag with the [harper-lee] tag.
For questions about the works of the Soviet writers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky or their lives as writers. Their most famous works include "Hard to Be a God", "Roadside Picnic", "Monday Begins on Satu…
For questions about the poet Robert Frost or his works. Questions about his short poems should be tagged with the [poetry] tag as well.
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].
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.
For questions about the author Ernest Hemingway or about any of his literary works.
For questions about Watership Down, the novel by Richard Adams. Use in conjunction with [richard-adams].
Questions about the works of Richard Adams (1920-2016) or his life as a writer.
For questions about the Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges or about any of his literary works, most famously his short story collections Ficciones (1944) and The Aleph (1949).
For questions asking why a book was (not) censored or what was it (not) censored for.
For questions about The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer. Use with [homer] and [greek-literature].
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].
Questions about the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (c. 1265 – 1321) and his works. In addition to the 'Divine Comedy', Dante also wrote 'La Vita Nuova' ("The New Life"), the Latin treatise 'De vulgari e…
Questions related to the English poet John Milton (1608–1674), author of Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained and other works.
For questions about the life and works of transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862). He is best known for his book 'Walden' and his essay "Civil Disobedience".
Questions about 'Like Water, Like Fire', an anthology of Belarusian poetry in English translation published in 1971. Use with the tag [belarusian-literature].
Questions related to race, including both racism and its condemnation.
For questions about Portuguese literature: works of literature which were originally written in the Portuguese language, whether from Portugal, Brazil, or elsewhere in the world.
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…
For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) and his life as a writer.
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…
Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction.
Questions about the theme or themes of one or more works of literature. "Theme" refers to a central idea or message in a literary work. A theme typically unifies the literary work and should not be co…
Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
Questions related to Charles Dickens's novel Great Expectations (1860 – 1861), the author's penultimate completed novel. It is a bildungsroman about the personal development of the orphan Philip Pirri…
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 Dante Alighieri's narrative poem 'Divina Commedia' ('Divine Comedy'), written in the years 1308 – 1320. Use this tag with the tags [dante-alighieri] and [italian-literature].
Questions asking for an explanation of an element of the plot of a work of fiction.
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…
Questions about works of literature originally written in any of the Arabic languages, including Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic.
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 William Golding's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies. Use this tag with the [william-golding] tag.
For questions about the British novelist and Nobel Laureate William Golding (1911-1993) or about any of his literary works, most famously the book Lord of the Flies about a group of boys marooned on a…