Alphabet:
Loading...

Common misspellings for literature

lieterary, litititure, literachure, litrecture, litarate, litertature, lituerature, literarry, litearary, littature, literatre, potraiture, deltratrac, listerature, liturture, toruture, leterary, littarature, litruture, lterature, iterature, lirterate, literuature, literarute, litarature, literaute, litrature, litretures, litraure, litature, lititture, literrary, literatiure, loterature, lituratuer, litterature, litreature, lititerary, literarture, literture, legistrature, lirerature, lituratre, portrature, litureture, literaure, literatury, litariture, liteature, literatrue, lietature, waterfeature, literatue, strature, liturature, literite, literatire, lidature, lliterature, litereary, lititure, litareture, litriture, litrerature, litreture, litereture, literiture, leatrture, liteture, themerature, lierature, literarure, litereature, litertary, litearure, leterature, literatuer, literatary, liturate, litturature, ltierature, littiture, lititature, litteature, literautre, litarture, literaturee, literacture, literiary, literriture, literure, litatkure, lituture, literatur, lititaure, litirature, lilterature, literauture, letrature, lituature, lituriture, lavaratory, litereate, litertaure, litearture, lavoratory, literacry, literairy, literare, lettiture, literarue, literatrure, litracure, litrecure, littiriture, tliyterature.

Definitions of literature

  1.   creative writing of recognized artistic value
  2.   Acquaintance with books; the collective body of literary productions of a country or an age, in general or in some special department; in a special sense, that body of literary compositions which, to the exclusion of merely philosophical, scientific, and technical works, are occupied mainly with that which is spiritual in its nature and imaginative in its form, whether in the world of fact or the world of fiction; the profession of letters; belles letters.
  3.   The collective body of literary productions, embracing the entire results of knowledge and fancy preserved in writing; also, the whole body of literary productions or writings upon a given subject, or in reference to a particular science or branch of knowledge, or of a given country or period; as, the literature of Biblical criticism; the literature of chemistry.
  4.   The science of letters or what is written: the whole body of literary compositions in any language, or on a given subject: all literary productions except those relating to positive science and art, usually confined, however, to the belles- lettres.
  5.   The occupation, profession, or business of doing literary work.
  6.   Written compositions, except those on science or art; writings or productions on a given subject; acquaintance with books; learning.
  7.   The written or printed productions of a country or period, especially those that are notable for beauty or force of style.
  8.   The class of writings distinguished for beauty of style or expression, as poetry, essays, or history, in distinction from scientific treatises and works which contain positive knowledge; belles- lettres.
  9.   the humanistic study of a body of literature; " he took a course in French literature"
  10.   Writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest. The body of written works produced in a particular language, country, or age. ( Webster, 3d ed)
  11.   Written or printed works of superior merit; learning.
  12.   published writings in a particular style on a particular subject; " the technical literature"; " one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature"
  13.   the profession or art of a writer; " her place in literature is secure"
  14.   Learning; acquaintance with letters or books.
  15.   the humanistic study of a body of literature; " he took a course in Russian lit"
  16.   Science of letters or learning; body of literary works.

Quotes of literature

  1. Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature – George Ade
  2. The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible. – Hugh Blair
  3. That a literature in our time is living is shown in that way that it debates problems. – Georg Brandes
  4. The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order. – Jean Cocteau
  5. I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing. – Stephen Fry
  6. I often imagine that the longer he studies English literature the more the Japanese student must be astonished at the extraordinary predominance given to the passion of love both in fiction and in poetry. – Lafcadio Hearn
  7. One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer. – Caroline Kennedy
  8. There is a wonderful Hungarian literature especially in lyric poetry. – Gyorgy Ligeti
  9. Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions. – Iris Murdoch
  10. Examples one finds in the philosophical literature are somebody who's seen the trial of a child of theirs, where they're being proved guilty of some crime that would drive the parent into a depression, maybe a suicidal depression. – Robert Nozick
  11. In my teens, I developed a passionate idolatry for a teacher of English literature I wanted to do something that he would approve of more, so I thought I should be some sort of a scholar. – Trevor Nunn
  12. Hitchcock makes it very clear to us. There's an objective and a subjective camera, like there's a third- and a first -person narrator in literature – Manuel Puig
  13. Movies are a complicated collision of literature theatre, music and all the visual arts. – Yahoo Serious
  14. The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature – Alfred North Whitehead
  15. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. – Virginia Woolf

Usage examples for literature

  1. He had, indeed, fancied himself for a short time as desiring to adventure among the doubts and iconoclasms which distinguished the literature he had encountered during his college days. ” – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  2. We have seen how and why Spanish literature in general found a reception in England. ” – John Lyly by John Dover Wilson
  3. In the world of art and literature many are called but few are chosen. ” – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  4. Her letters are famous in the literature of love. ” – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  5. Here was literature for the asking. ” – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston
  6. Indeed, the young people of Cleveland need to enter into a far wider range of such literature than is the case at present. ” – What the Schools Teach and Might Teach by John Franklin Bobbitt
  7. Busy working man has not time to draw his inspiration from more than one national literature – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  8. There was not much conversation on literature in my parents' house. ” – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  9. The simplicity and power of their language are alone sufficient to give them an important place in English literature – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  10. “ I tried to read some of the current literature when I found we were coming, but most of it is over my head. ” – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  11. The student of expression should begin at once to make the acquaintance of good literature – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  12. It also studies the necessary effect of this rising democracy on literature and art, on work and play, on education and religion. ” – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  13. And in those days there was absolutely no literature for the people. ” – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  14. Literature of the day? ” – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  15. It might be worth while to shut up the shop one day a week in order to give her some brief talks on literature – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  16. All the great things are done by men- in war, in science, in discovery, even in art and literature though a few women may equal them there. ” – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  17. She rules us in trade, literature in thought. ” – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. Nowhere in literature is the truth about servants better told. ” – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  19. He left no form of literature exactly as he found it. ” – Oscar Wilde A Critical Study by Arthur Ransome
  20. “ I have already said that I busied myself somewhat with literature – Marie by Alexander Pushkin