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Questions about the works of Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) or his life as a writer.
For questions regarding the works of Ray Bradbury, the American science-fiction author of Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, The Martian Chronicles, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.
For questions about the novel "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Not to be used for questions about any non-literary (e.g. screen) adaptations except as they relate to literature. Use in con…
For questions about Catcher in the Rye, the novel by J. D. Salinger. Use in conjunction with [j-d-salinger].
Questions about the works of Brian Jacques (1939-2011), the author of the Redwall series, or his life as a writer.
For questions about the 1964 Soviet science fiction novel, set in the Noon universe, as well as its adaptations. Use with the [strugatsky-brothers] tag and the [russian-literature] tag.
For questions about Catch 22, the novel by Joseph Heller. Use in conjunction with [joseph-heller].
For questions about the works of Joseph Heller (1923-1999) or his life as a writer. He is best known for the satire 'Catch-22', the origin of the term for a contradictory choice.
for questions about the series of 22 novels by the late Brian Jacques set in the world of Redwall. Note that this tag does NOT refer specifically either to the location Redwall or to the …
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…
Questions pertaining to the various definitions of literature.
Questions about works of literature originally written in Akkadian, an extinct Semitic language from ancient Mesopotamia.
For questions on literature originally written in the Dutch language. Please also make sure to use the applicable work and author tag.
Questions regarding the works of the playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) or his life as a writer.
The "Dr. Thorndyke" series of detective stories and novels by R. Austin Freeman, from "The Red Thumb-Mark" (1907) to "The Jacob Street Mystery" (1942). Use this tag with the [r-austin-freeman] tag.
Questions about the works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) or his life as a writer.
Questions about the works of Franz Kafka (1883-1924) or his life as a writer. His most famous works include 'Die Verwandlung' ('The Metamorphosis') and 'Der Process' ('The Trial'). Questions about his…
Questions about the mystery novel "The Markenmore Mystery" (1922) by J. S. Fletcher. Use with [j-s-fletcher]
Questions about the works of English journalist and writer J. S. Fletcher (1863–1935) or his life as a writer. A contemporary of Conan Doyle, he is one of the most prolific English authors of detectiv…
For questions about nursery rhymes, traditional poems or songs for children.
For questions about The Hobbit, the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Use in conjunction with [j-r-r-tolkien].
Questions about the works of the English romantic poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) and his life as a writer. He is best known for the poems 'The Rime of the Ancient Marin…
Questions about the Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) and his literary works.
Questions related to the English writer Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963) and his work, which includes novels such as Brave New World and Eyeless in Gaza, non-fiction works such as The Doors of Perception, …
For trope in the movie sense and their origins: universally defined images with deeper implications than their linguistic meanings. Not for the rhetoric figure.
Questions related to the American author Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 – 2018) and her work. Her work includes the science fiction novels 'The Left Hand of Darkness' (1969) and 'The Dispossessed' (1974), an…
For questions about The Neverending Story (Die unendliche Geschichte), a 1979 fantasy novel by Michael Ende originally written in German. Use with the [michael-ende] and [german-language] tags.
For questions about the play 'The Winter's Tale' by William Shakespeare. Use this tag with the [william-shakespeare] tag.
Questions about German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832) or his works. Questions about his works should be tagged with [german-literature].
Questions about the collection of short stories 'Reginald' by Saki, published in 1904. Use this tag with the tag [saki].
Questions about the works of the French author Alexandre Dumas (1802 – 1870) and his life as a writer. The author is often referred to as "Alexandre Dumas père" ("père" meaning "father") in order to d…
Questions about the novel 'Satan in Goray' (1955) by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Use this tag with the tags [isaac-bashevis-singer] and [yiddish-literature].
Questions about Jane Austen's 1815 novel 'Emma'. Use this tag with [jane-austen]. This tag should not be used for works entitled 'Emma' by other authors, e.g. F. W. Kenyon's novel with the same title…
Questions about Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest', probably written in 1610–1611. In addition to being the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone, the play is also notable for being the only Shakespear…
Questions about the works of Greek tragedian Sophocles (c. 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC) or his life as a writer. These questions should also be tagged with [greek-literature].
For questions regarding Romeo and Juliet, a play written by William Shakespeare. Use together with the [william-shakespeare] tag.