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GRE Literature: Subject Test Authors And Works

Subjects : gre, literature
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Herman Melville






2. Sean O'Casey






3. Charlotte Bronte






4. George Bernard Shaw






5. Ezra Pound






6. Albert Camus






7. Jonathan Swift






8. Mansfield Park






9. Thomas Carlyle






10. Matthew Arnold'S Culture and Anarchy (sweetness and light originally coined by Jonathan Swift'S Battle of the Books)






11. E.M. Forster






12. Charles Dickens






13. Richard Wright






14. Allen Ginsberg - 'Howl'






15. Kate Chopin






16. Samuel Taylor Coleridge






17. T.S. Eliot






18. Miles and Flora seem to be haunted by ghost of their country estate'S former employees - Peter Quint and Miss Jessel. Told by their English governess






19. Dedication of Shakespeare'S sonnets






20. Chinua Achebe'S retelling of Nigerian independence






21. George Meredith






22. Honor de Balzac






23. Charles Lamb






24. E.e. cummings






25. Christopher Marlowe






26. Nathaniel Hawthorne






27. Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus - Antigone






28. F. Scott Fitzgerald






29. Joseph Conrad






30. Lawrence/Laurence Sterne






31. William Blake






32. 'The Country Wife' by William Wycherley - 1675






33. John Donne






34. Samuel Beckett






35. Rainer Maria Rilke






36. First line of The Iliad






37. Sir Walter Raleigh






38. Jean Genet






39. Gulliver'S Travels - flying island where practical projects neglected and impractical projects pursued






40. Northanger Abbey






41. John Webster






42. John Stuart Mill






43. Christopher Newman - good-hearted but gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe - looking for different world than the harsh world of 19th century American business. Mostly concerns his courting of a young widow from aristocratic Parisi






44. Gerard Manley Hopkins






45. Henry James






46. Thoreau - 'Walden'






47. Anthony Trollope






48. Gerard Manley Hopkins






49. James Joyce






50. Henry David Thoreau