Definition of 'literature'
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He studied American literature and fine art and looks like a GQ model. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Literature in particular was presented and read as a symptom of that condition. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)But that is where art and literature happen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The scientific literature was basically of three kinds. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)What kind of literature gives the best mental workout? The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Literature began with poetry and will doubtless one day end with it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How much important literature came from the pen of a man in cufflinks? The Sun (2015)Maybe it is part of a whole sea change in popular culture about literature. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first is that it soars beyond the hysterical tedium of its promotional literature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not one single study of this nature exists in the scientific literature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps we will have to give up teaching literature altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He always retained his interest in literature and poetry. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)For him it meant that literature was politically important. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Doctors had obviously not been reading the more general literature on bacteria in the highly inhospitable ocean vents. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The national library has always carried huge symbolic weight as a measure of attitudes towards literature and learning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But documents out yesterday showed they will only be allowed to study classic literature and poetry in future. The Sun (2013)England had literature and art and a sense of connection with the past and the rest of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the medical manuals they are presented as passive machines to be programmed with the conventional advice literature into efficient production. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)To be optimistic you may find that literature has an increasing appeal as she enters adolescence and becomes more interested in relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Contrary to what great literature may suggest, love does not strike while one awaits patiently. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You're asking a lifestyle feature for advice on literature? Times, Sunday Times (2013)An affinity for our built past is sewn deep into the culture, in literature and landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This literature would provide society with an image of itself which it could show to the outside world, to contemporaries and to posterity. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)I call this odd because almost all writers of my generation read things other than English literature. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'literature'
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Translations for 'literature'
British English: literature /ˈlɪtərɪtʃə; ˈlɪtrɪ-/ NOUN
Novels, plays, and poetry are referred to as literature.
I teach literature to groups of young people.
- American English: literature
- Arabic: أَدَبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: literatura
- Chinese: 文学作品
- Croatian: književnost
- Czech: literatura
- Danish: litteratur
- Dutch: literatuur
- European Spanish: literatura
- Finnish: kirjallisuus
- French: littérature
- German: Literatur
- Greek: λογοτεχνία
- Italian: letteratura
- Japanese: 文学
- Korean: 문학
- Norwegian: litteratur
- Polish: literatura
- European Portuguese: literatura
- Romanian: literatură
- Russian: литература
- Spanish: literatura
- Swedish: litteratur
- Thai: วรรณคดี
- Turkish: edebiyat
- Ukrainian: література
- Vietnamese: văn học
Definition of literature from the Collins English Dictionary
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