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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!
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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
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31 Gothic Literature
How well do you know your 18th Century gothic literature? This easy quiz features questions on the themes and the authors of seven gothic novels.
10 Q
Jul 07 04
585 plays
32 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.
10 Q
Jul 15 11
345 plays
33 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.
10 Q
Apr 22 04
981 plays
34 Eminent Victorians
This quiz deals with British literature of the Victorian Period (1830-1901). I hope you'll enjoy it.
20 Q
Apr 19 02
744 plays
35 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.
15 Q
Jun 20 04
1002 plays
36 Literature, generally
Did you pay attention in lit class? A simple literature quiz to check it out ! Good Luck!
10 Q
Aug 15 00
2718 plays
37 Romanticism
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.
10 Q
Mar 25 02
741 plays
38 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
396 plays
39 Early English Prose
A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
15 Q
Aug 07 02
726 plays
40 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
765 plays
41 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
1695 plays
42 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
567 plays
43 Mixed Literature
Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
10 Q
May 24 02
978 plays
44 Lazarillo De Tormes
This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
10 Q
Dec 04 01
300 plays
45 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.
10 Q
Sep 09 00
684 plays
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