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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!
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 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 (19) category Twain, Mark
category Verne, Jules category Virgil
category Voltaire category Wilde, Oscar
Editors: agony, MotherGoose, LeoDaVinci, LadyCaitriona, looney_tunes Quiz Search:
31 Early English Prose
A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
15 Q
Aug 07 02
633 plays
32 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!
10 Q
May 28 00
1560 plays
33 Lazarillo De Tormes
This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
10 Q
Dec 04 01
243 plays
34 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.
10 Q
Dec 30 05
309 plays
35 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.
10 Q
Apr 11 04
636 plays
36 Mixed Literature
Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
10 Q
May 24 02
870 plays
37 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!
10 Q
Apr 25 05
471 plays
38 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 .
Very Difficult
10 Q
Sep 09 00
558 plays
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* What poet wrote the lines 'Oh, to be in England, Now that April's there'?
* What novel bears the sub-title 'A Pure Woman'?

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