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GRE Literature: Subject Test Authors And Works

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1. Charles Lamb

2. Emerson - 'Concord Hymn'

3. Sir Walter Raleigh

4. Gulliver'S Travels - unhappy immortals who wish they could die

5. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe

6. Philip Sidney

7. John Lyle

8. Jean Genet

9. Dylan Thomas

10. John Webster

11. T.E. Lawrence

12. Imaginary philosopher in Thomas Carlyle'S Sartur Resartus

13. John Dryden

14. Mark Twain

15. Alfred - Lord Tennyson

16. Early English translator of Homer

17. John Henry - Cardinal Newman

18. John Milton

19. Sean O'Casey

20. Gerard Manley Hopkins

21. The legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century

22. Robert Burns

23. E.M. Forster

24. Dedication of Shakespeare'S sonnets

25. Walt Whitman - 'Song of Myself'

26. Walt Whitman

27. Herman Melville

28. Joseph Conrad

29. James Baldwin

30. Samuel Butler

31. John Dos Passos

32. Thomas Macaulay

33. W.H. Auden

34. Ben Jonson

35. Emily Dickinson

36. George Eliot

37. Follows trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of his widowed fiancee'S supposedly wayward son - Chad Newsome. Strether is to bring the young man back to the family business - but he encounters unexpected complications. The t

38. Gulliver'S Travels - everyone is 6' tall and cruel

39. Endymion (John Keats - 1818)

40. Robert Herrick

41. John Berryman

42. T.S. Eliot'S The Waste Land

43. Charlotte Perkins Gilman

44. Mansfield Park

45. Daniel Defoe

46. Henry Fielding

47. J. M. Synge

48. Lord Byron

49. Alexander Pope

50. James Joyce