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, in its broadest sense, is any single body of written works. More restrictively, literature is writing considered to be an art form, or any...
- 14th century in poetry, 13th century in literature, 15th century in literature, list of years in literature. 1323 – The name Pléiade is adopted by...
- 15th century in poetry, 14th century in literature, 16th century in literature, list of years in literature. 1403 – A guild of stationers is founded...
- 13th century in poetry, 12th century in literature, 14th century in literature, list of years in literature. 1204 – The Imperial Library of Constantinople...
- literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in...
- A literature review is a text of a scholarly paper, which includes the current knowledge including substantive findings, as well as theoretical and methodological...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the...
- Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India...
- Doki Doki Literature Club! is a visual novel developed by Team Salvato. It was released on September 22, 2017 for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux,...
- Postcolonial literature is the literature of countries that were colonised, mainly by European countries. It exists on all continents except Antarctica...