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literature

noun belles lettres, books, classics, letters, literary output, papers, printed word, publication, reading matter, store of knowledge, work, works, writings, written language, written word
See also: publication
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Given that the term is broadly defined, this book provides several definitions for grey literature, along with an overview of recent research on the subject.
Since the postcolonial scenario, literature has been used as a tool to establish and extend a more hegemonic control over the minds of the people through teaching their culture and religion and later on attempts have been made to use literature to voice the opinion of the oppressed and the weak; and in the recent times, literature is used to develop discourses and counter discourses by a particular class to work on the known or unknown agenda of various interests.
Therefore, it was only in the 1980s that the first Chinese academic gained a PhD in English literature. It is perhaps this comparatively late entry into the field that has resulted in the country having to wait for nearly twenty years in order to have a sufficient number of scholars who were equipped with professional knowledge to carry out serious research on Western literature.
Mandated ideological orientation is restrictive, and I would not read this book in hopes of becoming "politically empowered"--although I recognize the merits that the emblem of a "world literature" brings to an underrepresented culture.
From the perspective of the history of world Comparative Literature, the crisis has reached two climaxes, or two waves of high tide.
In general, LE[micro]ytty's read of Al-Nawas's (very brief) report has more questions than answers: Is Arabic-Nordic literature different from that of other diasporas?
The prime objective of a literary festival is to create interest in reading and promote literature. It is also expected from such a festival that it helps to discover a new breed of writers and brings them in the limelight so that readers would know about them and read their work.
--, "The Wakefield Noah, lines 55-56," Papers on Language and Literature 15 (1979): 82-84.
Commonwealth Literature from its inception, like a cursed child infested with an unidentified ailment from its mother's womb, is bedevilled with unascertained birth and evolution.
The decision involves collapsing the two core subjects in Grades 11 and 12-21st-Century Regional Literature and World Literature-and combining them into one.
In 2009, Frank and Anderson led an NEH summer institute for college and university professors interested in teaching law and literature (and, more broadly, law and the humanities).
The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: English (ACARA 2009) deines literature as: