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

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