subliterature

subliterature

[suhb-lit-er-uh-cher, -choor, -li-truh-]
noun
1.
writing below the standards of literature as an art form.
2.
a report or similar material written for immediate use and reproduced in an impermanent form.

Origin:
1950–55; sub- + literature

subliterary, adjective
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