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Questions about 'The Waste Land' (1922), the poem by T.S. Eliot. Use this tag with the [t-s-eliot] tag.
For questions regarding authors' creation of new words (e.g. "tintinnabulation" by Edgar Allan Poe).
For questions about Brave New World, the novel by Aldous Huxley. Use in conjunction with [aldous-huxley].
Questions about the works of John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968) or his life as a writer. Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962.
Questions about the works of Lewis Carrol (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, 1832-1898), such as 'Alice in Wonderland', or his life as a writer..
Questions regarding the American young-adult, mythology author Rick Riordan (born 1964), or his novels. These include Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, Magnus Chase and the Gods …
For questions about 'Les Misérables' (1862), a novel by Victor Hugo. Use in conjunction with [victor-hugo] and [french-literature]. For the musical, use the tag [les-miserables-musical].
"Blood Meridian" (1985), a Western novel by Cormac McCarthy. Use with the [cormac-mccarthy] tag.
Questions about the works of the American novelist Thomas Pynchon (born 1937) and his life as a writer.
"Jane Eyre" is a novel by the British author Charlotte Brontë. Use this tag with the [charlotte-bronte] tag.
For questions about the prolific British writer Roald Dahl (1916-1990) or about any of his literary works, which include novels and short stories, children's and adult books.
Questions about the works of early 20th-century English writer Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 1882-1941) or her life as a writer.
The compilation of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled within a few centuries of 1000 AD. Also known as Arabian Nights in English, per the title of the original 1706 English-language edition. Use this …
Questions about the Persian epic poem 'Shahnameh' (c. 977 – 1010 CE). Questions about this work should be tagged with [ferdowsi] and [persian-literature].
Questions about the works of the American poet, memoirist and civil rights activist Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; 1928 – 2014) and her life as a writer. Angelou published seven works of…
Questions about the works of Robert Jordan (1948-2007) or his life as a writer.
Questions about the American novelist and academic Toni Morrison (born 1931) and her works. Morrison's novels include The Bluest Eye (1970), Song of Solomon (1977) and Beloved (1987).
For questions about English poet Robert Browning (1812–1889), known for dramatic monologues including ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’; and for long narrative poems including ‘Sordello’ and ‘…
For questions about the Scottish novelist John Buchan (1875–1940) and his works. He is most notably known for his novel, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915). Questions regarding his novels should be tagged…
Questions about the novel "Effi Briest" (1895) by Theodor Fontane. Should be tagged with [theodor-fontane] and [german-language].
For questions about the series of fantasy novels, and the franchise of comics, as it relates to Literature defined in the Help Center. Use with [andrzej-sapkowski], [polish-literature], and [comics], …
Questions about the works of the Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski (1948-) or his life as a writer. His works include The Witcher series and the Hussite trilogy. Questions about his works should use the…
Questions about the novel 'American Gods' (2001) or the way it relates to its adaptations. Use with the [neil-gaiman] tag.
For questions about the Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis, or about any of its constituent novels: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength. Use with the [c-s-lewis] tag.
Questions about biographies, i.e. publications that provide a detailed description of a person's life.
Questions about the novel 'Sweet Darusya' (2003) by Maria Matios. Use with the tags [maria-matios] and [ukrainian-language].
Questions about the works of the Ukrainian poet and novelist Maria Matios (Ukrainian: Марія Матіос; born 1959) or her life as a writer.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin" (two volumes, 1887), a collection of letters sent and received by the English naturalist, together with his autobiography. Use this tag with the [charles-darwi…
Questions about the works of Dhanpat Rai, better known under his pen name Premchand (1880–1936) or his life as a writer. Use with the tag [urdu-literature] for (early) works originally written in Urdu…
Questions about the works of the Brazilian author Jorge Amado (1912–2001) or his life as a writer. Use with the tag [portuguese-literature].
For questions about "Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agness Nutter, Witch", the novel written by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Use with respective author tags.
Questions about the short-story collection 'Your Ad Could Go Here' (2020) by Oksana Zabuzhko. Use with the tags [oksana-zabuzhko] and [ukrainian-literature].
Questions about the works of the Ukrainian novelist, poet and essayist Oksana Zabuzhko (Ukrainian: Окса́на Забу́жко, born 1960) or her life as a writer.