Great British Literature - Authors

Enter the Last Name of the Author of each work of British Literature. Each Author is only used once.
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Last updated: March 23, 2018
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Beowulf (975)
Proslogion (1078)
Anselm of Canterbury
Revelations of Divine Love (1395)
Julian of Norwich
The Canterbury Tales (1387)
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Somonyng of Everyman (1510)
Utopia (1516)
Thomas More
The Scots Confession (1560)
John Knox
Hamlet (1602)
William Shakespeare
The Temple (1633)
George Herbert
The Westminster Confession of Faith (1649)
1646 Westminster Assembly
Paradise Lost (1671)
John Milton
The Pilgrim's Progress (1678)
John Bunyan
Two Treatises of Government (1689)
John Locke
Essay on Criticism (1711)
Alexander Pope
Gulliver’s Travels (1726)
Jonathan Swift
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (1751)
Thomas Gray
She Stoops to Conquer (1773)
Oliver Goldsmith
A Plain Account of Christian Perfection (1777)
John Wesley
The Tyger (1794)
William Blake
Is There for Honest Poverty (1795)
Robert Burns
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (1802)
William Wordsworth
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Jane Austen
Frankenstein (1818)
Mary Shelley
Don Juan (1819)
Lord Byron
Ode on a Grecian Urn (1820)
John Keats
Ivanhoe (1820)
Walter Scott
The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty (1831)
John Barrow
Jane Eyre (1847)
Charlotte Bronte
The String of Pearls (1847)
James Malcolm Rymer
Wuthering Heights (1847)
Emily Bronte
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1854)
Alfred Tennyson
Men and Women (1855)
Robert Browning
A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Charles Dickens
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Lewis Carroll
Black Beauty (1877)
Anna Sewell
H.M.S. Pinafore (1878)
Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert
Treasure Island (1882)
Robert Louis Stevenson
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886)
Thomas Hardy
The Jungle Book (1894)
Rudyard Kipling
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
Oscar Wilde
The Time Machine (1895)
H. G. Wells
Dracula (1897)
Bram Stoker
Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer (1899)
Joseph Conrad
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902)
Beatrix Potter
Peter and Wendy (1904)
James Matthew Barrie
The Wind in the Willows (1908)
Kenneth Grahame
The Secret Garden (1911)
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Pygmalion (1913)
George Bernard Shaw
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)
James Joyce
The Enchanted April (1922)
Elizabeth von Arnim
Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
Virginia Woolf
The Rocking-Horse Winner (1926)
D. H. Lawrence
Winnie-the-Pooh (1926)
A. A. Milne
Ash-Wednesday (1927)
T. S. Eliot
All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)
Erich Maria Remarque
Brave New World (1932)
Aldous Huxley
Murder on the Orient Express (1934)
Agatha Christie
Mary Poppins (1934)
P. L. Travers
The Hobbit (1937)
J. R. R. Tolkien
Rebecca (1938)
Daphne du Maurier
Blithe Spirit (1941)
Noël Coward
1984 (1949)
George Orwell
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
C. S. Lewis
Waiting For Godot (1953)
Samuel Beckett
Lord of the Flies (1954)
William Golding
The Once and Future King (1958)
T. H. White
A Bear Called Paddington (1958)
Michael Bond
A Clockwork Orange (1962)
Anthony Burgess
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)
Roald Dahl
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1966)
Tom Stoppard
Wind and Flame (1967)
Donald Gee
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Arthur C. Clarke
Watership Down (1972)
Richard Adams
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Douglas Adams
The Satanic Verses (1889)
Salman Rushdie
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (1997)
J. K. Rowling
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003)
Mark Haddon
Level 68
Mar 18, 2018
Very good quiz.
Level 77
Feb 10, 2019
Entertaining and educational. Not surprised that nobody has got the Mutiny on the Bounty question but the Proslogion deserves to be better known. It contains a wonderfully archaic argument for the existence of God.
Level 50
Apr 9, 2020
Dude a lot of these guys aren't British. Wilde and Joyce are Irish. Remarque was German.
Level 71
Jan 20, 2021
Great quiz, thanks. I think The Satanic Verses was published in 1988