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GRE Literature: Subject Test Authors And Works

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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