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Literary classics from Ancient Greece until the end of the nineteenth century. Did you study them in school? Have you read them since. Find out what you remember!   There are 68 quizzes in this category.
Take Literature Before 1900 - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
category Alcott, Louisa May category Austen, Jane
category Boccaccio, Giovanni category Bronte Sisters
category Carroll, Lewis category Chaucer, Geoffrey
category Collins, Wilkie category Conrad, Joseph
category Dante category Defoe, Daniel
category Dickens, Charles category Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
category Dumas, Alexandre category Eliot, George
category Gaskell, Elizabeth category Haggard, H. Rider
category Hardy, Thomas category Hawthorne, Nathaniel
category Homer category Hugo, Victor
category Irving, Washington category Keats, John
category Kipling, Rudyard category London, Jack
category Marlowe, Christopher category Melville, Herman
category Poe, Edgar Allan category Scott, Sir Walter
category Shelley, Mary category Stevenson, Robert Louis
category Swift, Jonathan folder The Classics (20)
category Twain, Mark category Verne, Jules
category Virgil category Voltaire
category Wilde, Oscar
Eminent Victorians

This quiz deals with British literature of the Victorian Period (1830-1901). I hope you'll enjoy it.
Tough (20 qns)
Apr 19 02
810 plays
English Literature Made Simple - No. 4

While my first English Lit. quiz covered a thousand years, this one will focus on the 39 year period between 1798 and 1837 and the great works of the Age of Romanticism.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 22 04
1059 plays
British Classical Women Writers

This quiz concerns the lives and works of women writers.
Average (15 qns)
Sep 11 02
1332 plays
The Victorian Age Quote Identification

Match the passage to the author. All of the quotes come from British works from the Victorian age. Most of the selections are from poems, but a few are from important essays from the period.
Tough (15 qns)
Aug 29 03
609 plays
Mixed Bag of Victorian Literature

Tired of quizzes about the Bronte sisters? Try this quiz, it will test a broader range of literature from some much-loved Victorian writers.
Tough (15 qns)
Jun 20 04
1053 plays
Mostly European Literature

Thanks to my lit class in college, I've been inspired to produce this quiz concerning the writings of the western world. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Nov 10 01
1038 plays
British Literature of the Restoration

The Restoration was unique for many reasons. Test your knowledge of this time period from a literary and historical perspective.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 30 05
423 plays
Literature, generally

Did you pay attention in lit class? A simple literature quiz to check it out ! Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 15 00
2769 plays
In Search of the White Rabbit

Alice has asked you to help her look for the white rabbit. To find out where he is you have to travel through the World of Books and answer the questions to get to his hiding place.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 15 11
432 plays
Who Wrote What?-Part 3

I think you all know the drill by now but for newcomers this is an easy match the author to the title quiz. I hope everyone hasn't got too bored of this!
Average (10 qns)
May 28 00
1830 plays
English Literature Made Simple - No. 1

A superhero, some talkative pilgrims and a legendary king. How about a thousand years of English Literature in ten questions? This quiz highlights three early Anglo-Saxon and Medieval English writings from 449 to 1485.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 11 04
822 plays
Early English Prose

A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
Average (15 qns)
Aug 07 02
771 plays

This quiz deals with the period of romanticism in Britain. The questions are mainly about the chief authors of this period, i.e. the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 25 02
771 plays
Great Romantic Books and Authors

How much do you know about Romanticism? Here are some questions to test your knowledge about some of the most known Romantic books, and some not so famous!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 25 05
618 plays
Mixed Literature

Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
Tough (10 qns)
May 24 02
1017 plays
Mysterious Middle Age

Officially, 1066 to 1470 is called the Middle English period. The writers and philosophers were cultivating the English soil for a rich harvesting. This quiz deals with a few of such inspiring and enlightening activities.
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 05 14
309 plays
Mixed Literature Rather Tough But ?

All Multiple choice. Quotes from the past, obscure but interesting. Not easy, BUT there is a clue with each, in the brackets; however, beware the red herring. Have fun and enjoy some wisdom from the past. Cheers.
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 09 00
720 plays
Lazarillo De Tormes

This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 04 01
318 plays
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