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 broadly is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature (here meaning for literature) is a Swedish literature prize that is awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country...
- The table of years in literature is a tabular display of all years in literature for overview and quick navigation to any year. Contents: 2000s ·1900s...
- Literature written in the English language includes many countries such as the United Kingdom and its crown dependencies, Republic of Ireland, the United...
- A literature review is an overview of the previously published works on a specific topic. The term can refer to a full scholarly paper or a section of...
- Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are created for children. Modern children's literature is classified...
- was influenced by the Republic of Venice as well, mainly though trade, literature and romanesque architecture. Serbia has five cultural monuments inscribed...
- Russian literature refers to the literature of Russia and its émigrés and to Russian-language literature. The roots of Russian literature can be traced...
- Asian literature is the literature produced in Asia. East Asian literature Chinese literature ****anese literature Korean literature Mongolian literature Taiwanese...
- of Indian literature were orally transmitted. Sanskrit literature begins with the oral literature of the Rig Veda, a collection of literature dating to...