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Literature by Letter - T

Identify these literary things that start with the letter T .
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Opposite of comedy
He created Hobbits, the One Ring, and Gandalf
His works include "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina"
City that was defeated in the "The Iliad"
Shakespearean comedy written as entertainment for the last day of the Christmas season
Seven volume Proust novel about memory
In Search of Lost Time
Transcendental essayist and proponent of "Civil Disobedience"
A set of three connected works, such as "The Hunger Games"
Welsh poet who wrote "Do not go gentle into that good night"
This "gonzo" journalist wrote the "Hells Angels" and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
This disabled child said "God bless us every one"
Poet who wrote "Charge of the Light Brigade"
One of America's most prolific authors, he created Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
" A Streetcar Named Desire" playwright
Tennessee Williams
John le Carré novel about a mole in British intelligence
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Queen of the Fairies in "A Midsummer Night's Dream". (Also the largest moon of Uranus)
HMS Bounty sailors fell in love with this island in the South Pacific
Sport prominently featured in David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest"
Long book with a long title from the 1700s:
The Life and Opinions of ________ Shandy, Gentleman
John Donne line: "Do not ask for whom the bell ____"
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level 61
Dec 23, 2016
Never even heard of Henry David Thoreau. Looks like i'm in a minority there.
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level 72
Jul 27, 2017
He wrote "On Walden Pond". He was one of the American transcendentalists.
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level 58
Dec 24, 2016
The only "sport" I could think of beginning with T was tiddlywinks!
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level 62
Jun 12, 2017
"Send not to ask for whom the bell tolls".
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level 38
Aug 11, 2017
Nice catch, Anzi.
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level 70
Jul 16, 2017
Couldn't think of Hunter... only his comic book equivalent Spider Jerusalem.
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level 59
Jul 16, 2017
While I appreciate this series of quizzes, I always wish non-European/North American literature was represented. This one could have Tanizaki Junichiro; Rabindranath Tagore; Amos Tutuola; Things Fall Apart; Luo Guanzhong's Romance of the Three Kingdoms; The Thousand and One Nights; The Temple of the Golden Pavilion; Noli Me Tangere... If White people don't know these, well, they might learn something. Quizzes on this site teach things and pique people's interest all the time.
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level 66
Jul 16, 2017
And let's not forget the greatest Chinese poet, Tu Fu.
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level 59
Jul 16, 2017
The only problem with him (for this quiz) is if you use pinyin: then he's Du Fu. But yeah, he'd work too.
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level 67
Jul 17, 2017
And nothing is stopping you from creating one. Looks like you're about halfway there.
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level 59
Jul 17, 2017
My point is that all things that make the implicit claim to be global ought in fact to be.
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level 59
Jul 17, 2017
The point is to quiz people on matters that are fairly well-known among the target audience. Most of this site's visitors are from North America and Europe, so most of the literature they know is, too. But you know all that--your point isn't about how to make this more fun for the rest of us, but how to push your ideology everywhere you go.You want to force "white people" to "learn something," to make them treat the things you value as if their value was universally-acknowledged, and to tear down the Dead White Men. This propagandizing is unsubtle, unappealing, and ineffective, so please stop, here and elsewhere.
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level 59
Jul 17, 2017
Congratulations on the last U.S. election. I can see you feel increasingly empowered.
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level 45
Jul 16, 2017
Struggled with the Proust question - when I read a translation years ago it was called "A Remembrance of Things Past"
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level 59
Jul 16, 2017
I just struggle with Proust.
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level 58
Jul 16, 2017
:-)
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level 54
Jul 16, 2017
'Remembrance of things past' is a phrase from sonnet 30. In search of lost time is a more literal translation. There's a decent quiz to be written about works of literature with Shakespeare quotes as titles.
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level 57
Jul 16, 2017
I'm glad I got the Tristram Shandy answer - I knew it from having driven past Shandy Hall at Coxwold :)
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level 32
Jul 16, 2017
Nice quiz, but why the question about HMS Bounty? This should be in a history quiz, no?
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level 50
Jul 17, 2017
I was wondering the same thing.
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level 67
Jul 17, 2017
I reckon it's about the book, Mutiny on the Bounty.
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level 46
Jul 16, 2017
John Donne never said "Ask not for whom the bell tolls" The line is "and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls"
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