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

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