Instead of alienating their audience, they had critics drawing comparisons to secular heroes of literature.
First of all, the challenges facing the U.K. are examples of what the literature calls “wicked” problems.
The magnificently lyrical and melancholy “Time Passes” section is one of the great feats of literature.
Can you recommend a Korean novel, and is there anything unique and distinctive about Korean literature that you could pinpoint?
What has this done to the literature coming out of the city?
Death's Jest-Book is perhaps the most morbid poem in our literature.
It was like being present at the birth of a piece of literature!
literature is the mirror in which the soul learns to recognize its own lineaments.
The Twentieth Century will have its share in literature and art.
But we need not, therefore, despair of writing criticism of literature and art.
late 14c., from Latin literatura/litteratura "learning, a writing, grammar," originally "writing formed with letters," from litera/littera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Originally "book learning" (it replaced Old English boccræft), the meaning "literary production or work" is first attested 1779 in Johnson's "Lives of the English Poets" (he didn't include this definition in his dictionary, however); that of "body of writings from a period or people" is first recorded 1812.
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. [Ezra Pound, "ABC of Reading"]Meaning "the whole of the writing on a particular subject" is from 1860; sense of "printed matter generally" is from 1895. The Latin word also is the source of Spanish literatura, Italian letteratura, German Literatur.
The literature. Computer-science journals and other publications, vaguely gestured at to answer a question that the speaker believes is trivial. Thus, one might answer an annoying question by saying "It's in the literature." Oppose Knuth, which has no connotation of triviality.