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How well do you know your twentieth-century literature? [Quiz]

From James Joyce to Virginia Woolf, the first half of the twentieth century was a fascinating time for poetry, prose, and drama—but how well do you really know the writing? Try our short, fun quiz to test your knowledge on some of the period’s prominent writers, and you may just find some new texts for your to-read list! 

You can explore more authoritative twentieth-century texts with the latest releases from Oxford World’s Classics and Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: 

  • Introducing the new twentieth-century literature module from Oxford Scholarly Editions Online, exploring seminal poetry, prose and drama from the period. Launching with six exciting titles from renowned authors such as James Joyce and Dorothy Richardson, this new twentieth-century module will provide trustworthy, annotated primary texts for scholars and students alike.
  • For over 100 years, Oxford World’s Classics has brought readers closer to the world’s greatest writings, which is why we are excited to announce the expansion of its offering to early twentieth-century texts. Covering a range of influential pre-1928 writing, these new titles will support readers by providing comprehensive introductions, clear explanatory notes, chronologies, and bibliographies in every book.

Discover more of our twentieth-century texts →

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