Definition of Literati. Meaning of Literati. Synonyms of Literati

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Definition of Literati

Literati
Literati Lit`e*ra"ti, n. pl. [See Literatus.] Learned or literary men. See Literatus. Shakespearean commentators, and other literati. --Craik.
Literati
Literatus Lit`e*ra"tus, n.; pl. Literati. [L. litteratus, literatus.] A learned man; a man acquainted with literature; -- chiefly used in the plural. Now we are to consider that our bright ideal of a literatus may chance to be maimed. --De Quincey.

Meaning of Literati from wikipedia

- Literati may refer to: Intellectuals or those who love, read, and comment on literature The Scholar-official or literati of imperial China Literati painting...
- Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is a system of thought and behavior originating in ancient China. Variously described as tradition, a philosophy, a...
- Scholar-officials, also known as Literati, Scholar-gentlemen or Scholar-bureaucrats (Chinese: 士大夫; pinyin: shì dàfū) were politicians and government officials...
- The term "Literati purges" is a translation of the Korean term 'sahwa' (Korean: 사화 士禍), whose literal meaning is "scholars' calamity" . It refers to a...
- Fuzhi (Chuan-shan Hsüeh-she), a revolutionary group founded by Changsha literati who wished to emulate the philosopher Wang Fuzhi. In his first school year...
- The Qing literati (wenren Chinese:文人) were officially designated as literate or cultivated persons. Parallel to wenren are two terms, "shi"(Chinese:士)...
- Chandigarh Literati or Chandigarh Literature Festival is a literary festival held in Chandigarh, India. It is organised by the Chandigarh Literary Society...
- Southern School (南宗画, pinyin: nanzhonghua) of Chinese painting, often called "literati painting" (文人画, wenrenhua), is a term used to denote art and artists which...
- extensively researched biography of Wilde to appear since 1988. Parisian literati, also produced several biographies and monographs on him. André Gide wrote...
- "literati painting"), was a school of ****anese painting which flourished in the late Edo period among artists who considered themselves literati, or...
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