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Definition of Literature
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Illiterature Il*lit"er*a*ture, n.
Want of learning; illiteracy. [R.] --Ayliffe. Southey.
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
Yellow-covered literatureYellow-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
work, but it is also used more narrowly
for writings specifically considered
to be an art form, especially...
- The Nobel Prize
is a Swedish literature prize
that is awarded
1901, to an author
from any country
who has, in the words
- Philippine literature
****ociated with the Philippines
from prehistory, through
legacies, and on to the present. Pre-Hispanic...
- Literature written
in the English language includes
such as the United Kingdom
and its crown
of Ireland, the United...
- in literature History
of modern literature Modernist literature Postmodern literature
Twentieth-century English literature
- of Indian literature
transmitted. Sanskrit literature begins
with the oral literature
of the Rig Veda a collection
of literature dating
- Jain literature refers
to the literature
of the Jain religion. It is a vast and ancient literary
was initially transmitted
- World literature
is used to refer
to the total
of the world's national literature
and the circulation
into the wider world beyond their
- Victorian literature refers
to English literature during
of Queen Victoria
(1837-1901). The 19th century
is widely considered
to be the Golden...
- Postcolonial literature
is the literature
from formerly colonized
countries. It exists
on all continents except
Antarctica. Postcolonial literature
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