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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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1. In Memoriam A.H.H. by Alfred - Lord Tennyson






2. Mark Twain






3. Jeffrey Aspern - Modeled after Lord Byron) as long-dead famous poet - biographer is trying to secure some papers from Aspern'S former mistress and homely daughter. Set in Venice.






4. John Donne sermon - 'Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions'






5. Alexander Pope






6. Marcel Proust






7. Mary Anne Evans






8. Virginia Woolf






9. Thoreau - 'Walden'






10. Richard Wright






11. Bram Stoker






12. James Baldwin






13. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe






14. Robert Herrick






15. Last lines of Walt Whitman'S 'Song of Myself'






16. William Langland - search for the right way to salvation - controversial as it explores rebellion - revolution - social and religious issues






17. Countee Cullen






18. Henry James






19. Alan Ginsberg






20. E.e. cummings






21. Gerard Manley Hopkins






22. Ben Jonson






23. John Henry - Cardinal Newman






24. 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






25. T.S. Eliot 'The Hollow Men'






26. Ann Radcliffe






27. Emily Dickinson






28. Robert Browning






29. 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






30. Rudyard Kipling






31. Algernon Charles Swinburne






32. Walt Whitman - 'Song of Myself'






33. Elizabeth Gaskell






34. John Donne






35. Gulliver'S Travels - utopian land of giants that highlights the failures of English goverment






36. Pen names of Bronte sisters (Charlotte - Emily and Anne)






37. Honor de Balzac






38. E.M. Forster






39. William Congreve






40. Anonymous author of Cleanness and Patience - Pearl






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






42. John Keats






43. Thomas Macaulay






44. Goethe






45. Keat'S 'Ode to a Nightingale'






46. John Webster






47. Alfred - Lord Tennyson






48. Christopher Marlowe






49. Langston Hughes






50. Philip Sidney