Definition of Literature. Meaning of Literature. Synonyms of Literature

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 refers to writing considered to be an art form, or any single...
- African literature is literature of or from Africa and includes oral literature (or "orature", in the term coined by Ugandan scholar Pio Zirimu).As George...
- Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjo**** by children. Modern children's literature is cl****ified...
- Philippine literature is literature ****ociated with the Philippines from prehistory, through its colonial legacies, and on to the present. Pre-Hispanic...
- Wisdom literature is a genre of literature common in the ancient Near East. It consists of statements by sages and wise men that offer teachings about...
- Erotic literature comprises fictional and/or factual stories and accounts of human ****ual relationships which have the power to or are intended to arouse...
- Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India...
- A literature review or narrative review is a type of review article. A literature review is a scholarly paper, which includes the current knowledge including...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author...
- window. L. Stuart. ISBN 9780818402555. Retrieved 3 March 2013.  "foil | literature | Encyclopædia Britannica". Britannica.com. Retrieved 2015-02-18.  "Home :...
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