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GRE Literature: Subject Test Authors And Works

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1. Oscar Wilde - 'Ballad of Reading Goal' (written as Sebastian Melmoth)

2. Sense and Sensibility

3. Richard Wright

4. Samuel Beckett

5. John Fenimore Cooper

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

7. Mark Twain

8. John Keats

9. Herman Melville

10. T.E. Lawrence

11. Lord Byron

12. Christopher Marlowe

13. Charles Dickens

14. Rainer Maria Rilke

15. Anthony Trollope

16. First line of The Iliad

17. Alexander Pope'S The Rape of the Lock - 1717

18. Walt Whitman - 'Song of Myself'

19. Kate Chopin

20. Aeschylus. Agamemnon - Choephoroe - The Eumenides. About the cursed house of Atreus

21. Nadine Gordimer

22. George Bernard Shaw

23. Edith Wharton

24. Honor de Balzac

25. Nathaniel Hawthorne

26. George Meredith

27. Richard Sheridan 'The School for Scandal' 1777

28. Chinua Achebe'S retelling of Nigerian independence

29. Daniel Defoe

30. Countee Cullen

31. Charlotte Bronte

32. Upton Sinclair

33. Algernon Charles Swinburne

34. Eugene O'Neill

35. Eric Arthur Blair

36. Milly Theale - an American heiress stricken with a serious disease - and her impact on the people around her (Kate Croy - Merton Densher)

37. William Carlos Williams

38. John Skelton

39. Henry James

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

41. Matthew Arnold

42. First Englishwoman to publish a substantial volume of original poems (1611)

43. John Ruskin in Modern Painters

44. Alexander Pope

45. Ernest Hemingway

46. Dylan Thomas

47. John Stuart Mill

48. Gulliver'S Travels - intelligent - clean-living horses

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

50. Anonymous author of Cleanness and Patience - Pearl