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 is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially novels...
- Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are created for children. Modern children's literature is classified...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature (here meaning for literature; Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that is awarded annually...
- 1230) 13th century in poetry 12th century in literature 14th century in literature List of years in literature Keith Devlin (2012). The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's...
- Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Eighth Schedule...
- collector 15th century in poetry 14th century in literature 16th century in literature List of years in literature "History of Guildhall Library". City of London...
- poetry 13th century in literature 15th century in literature List of works of fiction set in the 14th century List of years in literature John Flood (8 September...
- A literature review is an overview of the previously published works on a topic. The term can refer to a full scholarly paper or a section of a scholarly...
- Contemporary literature is literature which is generally set after World War II and coincident with contemporary history.[citation needed] Subgenres of...
- English literature is literature written in the English language from the English-speaking world. The English language has developed over the course of...