Definition of 'literary'
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There is an echo of the divide to be found in literary festivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She became a popular speaker at literary festivals and was rarely off duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was one of the great literary feuds of the 20th century. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You might well feel a tad suspicious of this literary agent 's good fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new giant has been discovered in literary criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have had three literary agents over the decades, but that was because one retired ill and one died suddenly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My dad was a literary agent, so I think he has a great eye. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also a further implication here for the role and place of literary criticism. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He could hardly have said the same about his own literary reputation. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Today the town hosts notable music and literary festivals and a major horseracing festival. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Dublin spawned a host of literary greats. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Literary critics have led the way in studying the significance of metaphors in human life. Christianity Today (2000)Our literary editor has already offered her eloquent justification. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has published three volumes of poetry and a book of literary criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Literary editors told him the public did not like books that crossed boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As a literary editor he was fiercely loyal to his writers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What difference do literary agents make? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You really don't have any left over to think about literary success. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Literary festivals, readings and slams have made poetry much more available. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was already a distinguished literary agent, too. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)So, one pillar of the literary establishment writing about another. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They couldn't understand why we had made a musical based on a literary masterpiece. The Sun (2013)Both universities' strong academic programmes in the arts and humanities will underpin joint cultural and literary festivals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)IN the world of literary reviewing there is usually little to disturb the peace. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A high proportion of them are literary critics. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The world 's liveliest literary review. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Because over the years it had gotten more and more painful to look into the world of the scholarly literary others.... The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Giving us a brilliantly provocative model of how a text can be discussed against its own expectations, this book will prove highly productive for literary studies. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)And it became clear that he was not, apparently, the only person struggling to sell the furniture of a literary great. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'literary'
British English: literary ADJECTIVE
Literary means concerned with or connected with the writing, study, or appreciation of literature.
Her literary criticism focuses on the way great literature suggests ideas.
Definition of literary from the Collins English Dictionary
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