New Journalism,” literary journalism, was an attempt to, in the words of Mailer, give reporting the “energy of art.
“Art exists so that one may recover the sensation of life,” as literary critic Viktor Shklovsky said.
That sense of hospitality is apt for its literary festival, opening today.
I need to say up front that Gary Shteyngart is among my literary heroes.
While M. Le Clézio is highly regarded in France, he appears less well recognized in American literary circles.
It is less "literary" than psychological, less psychological than physiological.
An excellent piece of literary, artistic and mechanical work.
Lovers of realistic fiction will revel in this literary feast.
Something in the agent's attitude of literary absorption aggravated him.
From these premises it can be easily inferred that the standard of literary activity in Cuba could not have been very high.
1640s, "pertaining to alphabet letters," from French littéraire, from Latin literarius/litterarius "belonging to letters or learning," from littera/litera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Meaning "pertaining to literature" is attested from 1737.