Definition of Literature. Meaning of Literature. Synonyms of Literature

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Definition of Literature

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Illiterature
Illiterature Il*lit"er*a*ture, n. Want of learning; illiteracy. [R.] --Ayliffe. Southey.
Wisdom literature
Wisdom literature Wis"dom lit"er*a*ture The class of ancient Hebrew writings which deal reflectively with general ethical and religious topics, as distinguished from the prophetic and liturgical literature, and from the law. It is comprised chiefly in the books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiasticus, Ecclesiastes, and Wisdom of Solomon. The ``wisdom' (Hokhmah) of these writings consists in detached sage utterances on concrete issues of life, without the effort at philosophical system that appeared in the later Hellenistic reflective writing beginning with Philo Jud[ae]us.
Yellow-covered literature
Yellow-covered Yel"low-cov`ered, a. Covered or bound in yellow paper. Yellow-covered literature, cheap sensational novels and trashy magazines; -- formerly so called from the usual color of their covers. [Colloq. U. S.] --Bartlett.

Meaning of Literature from wikipedia

- Literature, most generically, is any body of written works. More restrictively, literature writing is considered to be an art form, or any single writing...
- and other literary works. Much of what has been called "impressionist" literature is subsumed into several other categories, especially Symbolism; its chief...
- Romance literature may refer to: Medieval romance literature, a style of heroic prose and verse narrative current in Europe from the Middle Ages to the...
- Portuguese-language literature can be: Angolan literature Brazilian literature Latin American literature Portuguese literature...
- Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and...
- Welsh literature is any literature originating from Wales or by Welsh writers: Welsh-language literature for literature in the Welsh language Welsh literature...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author...
- consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas". "Science fiction" is difficult to define, as it includes...
- Product literature is a primary subset of business publishing geared toward the selection, purchase and use of a business' products. Typically this includes...
- kinds of ephemera and po****r or folk literature were published as chapbooks, such as almanacs, children's literature, folk tales, nursery rhymes, pamphlets...
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