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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 refers to any collection of written or oral work, but it more commonly and narrowly refers to writings specifically considered to be...
- Philippine literature is literature ****ociated with the Philippines from prehistory, through its colonial legacies, and on to the present. Pre-Hispanic...
- The Nobel Prize in Literature is a Swedish literature prize that is awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of...
- This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, the Crown...
- of Indian literature were orally transmitted. Sanskrit literature begins with the oral literature of the Rig Veda a collection of literature dating to...
- Dictionary". dictionary.cambridge.org. Retrieved 2016-04-18. "Vignette in Literature". [writinginwonderland.blogspot.co.uk/ Writing in Wonderland]. Blogspot...
- Wisdom literature is a genre of literature common in the ancient Near East. It consists of statements by sages and the wise that offer teachings about...
- A literature review or narrative review is a type of review article. A literature review is a scholarly paper that presents the current knowledge including...
- Grey literature (or gray literature) is materials and research produced by organizations outside of the traditional commercial or academic publishing and...
- Medieval literature is a broad subject, encomp****ing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the...
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