Literature consists of written productions, often restricting to those deemed to
have artistic or intellectual value. Its Latin root literatura/litteratura (derived itself ...
Literature definition, writings in which expression and form, in connection with
ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features,
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When Washington Was in Vogue is a love story by Edward Christopher Williams--told in a series of letters from Davy Carr to Bob Fletcher, a friend in Harlem. In some ways, the book reminds me of The Great Gatsby , as it captures something of the feeling of an era. And,... More »
noun lit·er·a·ture \ˈli-tə-rə-ˌchu̇r, ˈli-trə-ˌchu̇r, ˈli-tə(r)-ˌchu̇r, -chər, -ˌtyu̇
r, -ˌtu̇r\. : written works (such as poems, plays, and novels) that are ...
Jun 19, 2015 ... Literature, a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to
those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the ...
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About Literature Online. With over a third of a million full-text works of poetry,
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The body of written works of a language, period, or culture. 2. Imaginative or
creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value: "Literature must be an ...