Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Worklist

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This is the project's main work list as we move towards Wikipedia 1.0. The articles are being evaluated according to the following criteria:

Assessment grades[edit]

Need: The article's importance, regardless of its quality

Top Subject is a must-have for a print encyclopaedia
High Subject contributes a depth of knowledge
Mid Subject fills in more minor details
Low Subject is peripheral knowledge, possibly trivial
WikiProject article quality grading scheme

General novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky Top B However needs slight restyling for Novels and addition of infobox.
Oroonoko Aphra Behn High B However needs slight restyling for Novels and addition of infobox.
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway High B Needs some additional infobox data.
Not Without Laughter Langston Hughes Low Stub Still needs considerable input, infobox completion and more restyling
Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving Low Stub Still needs considerable input, infobox comletion and more restyling
The Birds on the Trees Nina Bawden Low Stub
The Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens Top B infobox needs to be expanded and restyling needed
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens Top B infobox and restyling needed
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens Top Start restyling needed
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens High Start infobox and restyling needed
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens High Start infobox and restyling needed
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens High B infobox and restyling needed
The Chimes Charles Dickens Low Stub Needs considerable input, infobox and restyling needed
The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens Mid Start Needs considerable input, infobox and restyling needed
The Battle of Life Charles Dickens Low Stub Needs considerable input, infobox and restyling needed
Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens High Start infobox and restyling needed
Dombey and Son Charles Dickens High Start infobox and restyling needed
David Copperfield Charles Dickens Top Start infobox and restyling needed
Bleak House Charles Dickens High Start restyling and expansion needed
Hard Times Charles Dickens High B infobox completion and restyling needed, very full article, almost an A-Class needs care.
Little Dorrit Charles Dickens Mid Start more description, infobox and restyling needed
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens High B extra infobox info and more restyling needed
Great Expectations Charles Dickens Top B infobox and restyling needed
Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens Mid Start infobox and restyling needed
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens Mid Stub infobox and restyling needed - and much more needed
Silverlock John Myers Myers Mid Stub Lots of content needed and infobox.
Ella Minnow Pea Mark Dunn Low Stub Content needed
Gadsby (novel) Ernest Vincent Wright Mid Stub infobox still incomplete and content on actual plot need. Really still a stub.
The Fox (novel) D. H. Lawrence Low Stub Everything needed I am not sure about the genre
Tar Baby (novel) Toni Morrison Low Stub Has infobox, content is only one short graf
The End of the Affair Graham Greene Mid Stub Needs huge editorial input, i.e. for a major novel and two films there is great need for content, leading to an eventual split to three articles.
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee High Start Novel infobox needed
Charlotte's Web E. B. White Mid Start Novel infobox needed

Novels by Genre[edit]

Alternate history novel[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Eaters of the Dead Low Stub Needs plot summary
Hannibal's Children Mid Start Needs addition information and plot summary
Ice Low Start Main thing is copyediting and critical information
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Mark Twain High Start more infobox detail needed and literary input

Adventure novel[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Robinson Crusoe High Start
The Count of Monte Cristo High Start
The Last Dog on Earth Low Start more reception notes, more references, general clean-up, needs a picture
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain High Start
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain High Stub
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson High GA continue to FA-Class
Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne High B Lit significance info and more allusions needed
Full Tilt Neal Shusterman Low Stub Major revamp, better plot summary, references, picture, and updated info. box.

Autobiographical novel[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Roots: The Saga of an American Family Mid Start Fairly good start to the novel, still more to do
A Rose Beyond the Thames Low Stub Very basic start made. User: James Kemp to provide an image of the cover - done

Comedy novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Inside Mr. Enderby Anthony Burgess Low Stub
Love Monkey Low Stub

Crime novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Sicilian Mario Puzo Low Start
The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle High Start

Dystopian novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood Mid B
Nineteen Eighty-Five Anthony Burgess Mid Stub Needs lots of work
Animal Farm George Orwell High B
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell Top B

Erotic novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty Anne Rice Low Stub
Lady Chatterley's Lover D. H. Lawrence High Start Infobox needed

Fantasy novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien Top B Nearly there still needs infobox and few tweeks
Black Sun Rising Low Stub Needs considerable input and restyling
When True Night Falls Low Stub Needs considerable input, restyling and infobox image
Crown of Shadows Low Stub Needs considerable input, restyling and infobox image
Kushiel's Dart Jacqueline Carey Low Stub Needs input and more restyling (some done), also need critical references etc.
Kushiel's Chosen Jacqueline Carey Low Stub Needs input and restyling
Kushiel's Avatar Jacqueline Carey Low Stub Needs input and restyling
Ratha's Creature Clare Bell Stub Low infobox additional infobox info, divided section, updated plot, media section, picture, etc
Ratha and Thistle-chaser Clare Bell none none infobox, divided section, updated plot, media section, picture, etc
Red Shift (novel) Low Start Needs more critical content and release details etc
The Runes of the Earth Stephen Donaldson Mid Start Needs more plot and thematic input
The Silver Wolf Low Stub Infobox needed and more info
The Neverending Story Michael Ende High Start Infobox needed
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis High B
Borrible Trilogy Michael de Larrabeiti Mid B
Furies of Calderon Jim Butcher Low Stub Needs input
Wolf Brother Michelle Paver Low Start need more information
Gert Fram Orson Scott Card Mid Stub actually Card's first short story
The Other Lands David Anthony Durham Needs plot input
The Black Prism Brent Weeks Mid Start Needs plot input, some setting info

Gothic novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Castle of Otranto High Stub No plot info at all
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen High Start
Vathek Mid Stub Plot summary and background
Frankenstein Mary Shelley Top GA First edition images needed
Dracula Bram Stoker Top B Infobox details etc
The Monk Mid Stub

Historical novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Master and Commander Patrick O'Brian Mid Start Needs more plot and critical input
The Mauritius Command B Recently submitted to "Peer Review" (concluded)
The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco High Start
Sharpe's Gold Bernard Cornwell Mid Start
Prince of Foxes Low B "Characters" ought to be fleshed out; "Editions" needs more
The English Patient Michael Ondaatje Mid Start as of 6 Jun looks quite well plot-wise; more criticism could be used, tho'
Ivanhoe Walter Scott High B Infobox details and general critical information needed
Rob Roy Mid Start Infobox and content needed
Out of This Furnace Thomas Bell Low Start

Horror novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Bones of the Moon Low Stub Needs quite some filling
World War Z Max Brooks Low Start Too in-universe and little or no references.

Mystery novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Body in the Library Mid C
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown High B Failed FAC
Special Topics in Calamity Physics Low Stub Needs serious work.

Occult novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Moonchild Aleister Crowley Mid Stub Plot summary incomplete.

Philosophical novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Age of Reason High Stub still in need of much expansion and infobox
The Reprieve High Stub barely started and in need of infobox
Troubled Sleep High Stub barely started and in need of infobox
Journal of a Sad Hermaphrodite Mid Start infobox done and article started well, but needs work
The Fall Top Stub Infobox, extended intro material, and complete synopsis; no analysis yet

Romance novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Clarissa Samuel Richardson High Stub poorly written article
Mansfield Park (novel) Jane Austen High B infobox needed
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen Top B need additional sources, section on criticism, 1st ed. cover
Middle Age: A Romance Joyce Carol Oates Mid Stub needs more real world content, references and improved Lead section.

Science fiction novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein Top Featured article FA Needs maintenance and oversight - our first FA.
The Illuminatus! Trilogy High Featured article FA Needs maintenance and oversight - our second FA.
The Giver Lois Lowry High Featured article FA nearly there.
The Master of the World Mid Stub In need of an expansion and Infobox additions
The Demolished Man Mid Start Infobox incomplete.
Shade's Children Garth Nix Mid B wikification and prose work, main themes
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess High Start In need of an expansion
Raft Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Timelike Infinity Low Start Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Flux Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Ring Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Manifold: Time Low Start In need of expansion
Manifold: Space Low Stub In need of expansion
Manifold: Origin Low Stub In need of expansion
Phase Space Low Stub In need of expansion
Voyage Stephen Baxter Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Titan Stephen Baxter Low Start Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Moonseed Stephen Baxter Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Traces Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Evolution Stephen Baxter Low Stub Infobox incomplete and in need of expansion
Dune Frank Herbert High B Infobox needed
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells High B Infobox needed
Flowers for Algernon Mid Start Infobox needs more (incl 1st ed. cover)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne Top B More content on Characters needed
Contact (novel) Carl Sagan Mid Start
Infernal Devices Philip Reeve Mid Start Needs better plot summary
Songmaster Orson Scott Card Mid Start Needs infobox, and much expansion
Moon of Mutiny Lester del Rey Low Start Needs more in infobox, and much expansion, esp in re Jim Stanley series
Uglies Scott Westerfeld Low Stub Needs better plot summary and expansion.

Speculative fiction novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
City of Golden Shadow Tad Williams Mid Start First in a short series of SF novels by Tad Williams needs more sections as ArticleTemplate
The Fifth Man Low Start needs more description
Who? (novel) Low Start Very little info

Spy novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Kim (novel) Rudyard Kipling Mid Start Still needs infobox and content

Techno-thriller novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Hunt for Red October Tom Clancy Mid Start
Arc Light Eric L. Harry Mid Start

Thriller novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Brighton Rock Graham Greene Mid Stub more analysis needed / add infobox and review material, reception, background etc
Ministry of Fear Graham Greene Mid Stub Article probably needs splitting between novel and film
Thunderball Ian Fleming Mid B Featured when part of joint article with Film, still good but need further effort to improve
Windmills of the Gods Sidney Sheldon Low Stub Article probably needs splitting between novel and film

Utopian novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Lost Horizon Mid Stub

War novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
The Eagle Has Landed Jack Higgins Mid B
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy Top B Important literature (also WP:BOOKS are interested in this)

Western novels[edit]

Article Author Import Status Remarks
Shane Mid Stub Did some cleaning up Legally Sher (talk) 00:56, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

Fictional characters[edit]

Article Import Status Remarks
Erast Fandorin Top GA continue work to improve to FA
Derfel Cadarn Low Stub needs infobox? and restyling

Project Pages[edit]

Article Import Status Remarks
Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Worklist Mid B
Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/ArticlesNeeded Low B
Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/InfoboxNeeded Low Start
Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/InfoboxIncomplete Low Start

Other[edit]

Article Import Status Remarks

Cleanup etc[edit]



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