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Is the tag wiki for the [russian-literature] tag appropriate? [duplicate]

This is the tag wiki excerpt for the russian-literature tag. For questions about literature written in Russia, in Russian, or by a Russian author. That doesn't seem quite right to me. According to ...
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Should we have language-specific tags (excluding one for English)? [duplicate]

Before you downvote this, hear me out. What I'm proposing is a system of language-specific tags that will allow users of our site to sort questions by the language the literature being discussed is ...
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Difference between nation and nation-literature tags? [duplicate]

We have several different [nation x-literature] tags such as russian-literature, greek-literature, and american-literature. However, we also have country tags like united-states and japan. How ...
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When should I use an author tag?

If I my question is about a certain book by an author, should I use the tag for both the book and the author? Or just the book? What's the purpose of these author tags in the first place and when can ...
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Should we be tagging questions with the names of specific books? [duplicate]

I can't help but notice that already, we have a lot of tags. I've gone through them and seen quite a few tags with a specific name of a book, with maybe 1 or 2 posts on it. I'm thinking that okay, ...
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Is it fair to change a question after an answer has been provided?

When this question was originally asked, the poster was wondering what to say about Keats's "To Autumn", as in his opinion there wasn't a whole lot to the poem. I spent about two hours putting ...
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Are questions on online literature and e-books on-topic? if yes, then please make tags for them

I asked this question on Literature SE, related to online published e-book. But I had no clue of what tag to attach. There are no generic tags like: "E-book","Online-Literature" etc. Since there are ...
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Is this site focused on Literature Analysis or literature in general?

There seems to be two conflicting opinions about the purpose and scope of the site that I trace in Meta (and Area51) discussions and comments. Is this site focused on Literature Analysis as its ...
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How do we feel about genre-based tags?

We've already had several discussions about the issue of country/language-based tags, culminating in Do we need such broad tags on questions about specific works?, a rather broad question which ...
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How do I tag questions properly?

How do I tag questions properly? I see that all questions here have tags, but I do not understand the reason behind the tags. What are the tagging rules? People keep editing the tags on my questions. ...
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Is [german-literature] about literature in German or from Germany?

Is german-literature about literature in German or from Germany? The tag american-literature seems to suggest that german-literature should be about literature from Germany. However, I think it is ...
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What should new users do if they're asking a question about a book that doesn't have a tag yet?

On chat, Ash, who doesn't have enough reputation to create tags [ yet :) ] pointed out a problem with our tagging system. Given that we use title and author tags, it's hard for new users to ask ...
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How should we tag questions about English-language literature?

After a lot of different questions about the issue of tags based on languages and/or countries, we eventually came to the conclusion that tags such as russian-literature are useful even on questions ...
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Synonymise tags such as french-literature and portuguese-literature with tags such as francophone-literature, lusophone-literature etc?

The highest-voted answer to the question Do we need such broad tags on questions about specific works? (+13, -3) proposed that we use tags such as russian-literature for literary works written in ...
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Do we want tags for literary movements and periods?

The recent question What's wrong with the "beat literature" tag? has turned into a broader discussion that touches on general policy, i.e. whether we should have tags for literary movements ...
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