BEFORE or AFTER: Literature

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Can you determine whether each piece of literature was published before (B) or after (A) the given year?

Updated Apr 6, 2014

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Text (Author)Before or After?Year
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)1865
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)1860
Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes)1630
Black Oxen (Gertrude Atherton)1915
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)1875
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)1960
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)1930
The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)1960
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)1615
Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)1940
Ulysses (James Joyce)1920
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)1750
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)1950
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)1970
A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen)1890
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)1800
Beloved (Toni Morrison)1980
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)1960
Animal Farm (George Orwell)1940
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)1860

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