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lit·er·a·ture

(lit'tĕr-ă-chūr),
1. Body of written work on a specific topic.
2. Colloquial usage indicating any printed matter on a given topic (that is, manufacturer's literature).
[L. literatura, fr. literae, letters, writing]
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literature

As used by doctors, the body of information on which the science of medicine is based.

Pronunciation:
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, LITT ruh t’your
Medspeak-US: pronounced, litter ruh churr
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lit·er·a·ture

(lit'ĕr-ă-chŭr)
A body of written material.
[L. literatura, fr. literae, letters, writing]
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In large part, New Criticism looked to focus on the literature by approaching a literary work in isolation, the poem found in a bottle washed up on a beach as it were, with no indication of the author, culture, or historical epoch in which it was produced--in effect a presuppositionless criticism.
The Taiwan Literature Awards were established in 2001 with the aim of encouraging literary works, promoting publications of Taiwan literature, and revitalizing literary activities in Taiwan.
Figure 1 presents a dependence of the number of words in a text in double-logarithmic scale on a rank of the text in the sample; namely, Figures 1(a), 1(b), and 1(c) correspond to the joint sample, to the sample constructed on the basis of literary works, and to poetry works for the English language, respectively; Figures 1(d), 1(e), and 1(f) exhibit the same dependence for the Russian, respectively; a dashed straight line in each subfigure corresponds to power distribution with an exponent estimated using data collapse.
Ding Helin analyzed the market of literary works in the thesis A Study on Propagation of Modern Novels in 2012, noting that the effect of dissemination of modern literary novels can fall into direct macroscopic and macroscopic social effects, and also studied the dissemination and influence of Chinese literary novels overseas(Ding Helin.
It's the book's subtitle that gives the real clue to its content, as Qiuyu's writing leads the initiate on a trail exploring not just famous literary works but also the history and culture that surrounded them.
The essays contained in this volume are loosely bound by an interest in identifying literary works in the Pentateuch (Genesis-Deuteronomy) and the Former Prophets (Joshua-Kings).
The protection of copyright rises above the mere protection of literary works, as it offers the central incentives for the creation of new valuable works and offers appropriate economic and moral rights to authors, performers, producers and publishers.
Nanaimo, Canada, February 01, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Bellatrix is an innovative Canadian publisher dedicated to showcasing literary works of exceptional insight.
In this expanding field, Melanie Benson Taylor presents a remarkable examination of dozens of literary works by and concerning Native Americans of the South.
Some of his literary works, including "KE[micro]tE- Yol" (Bad Track) and "Evlerden Biri" (One of the Houses), have been adapted for TV recently.
In the 'Preface' he makes the point clear that the book takes a liberal, open, general yet up-to-date account of understanding the basics of literary works in the light of the philosophical, linguistic and literary theories we know so far.
At the heart of Cerasulo's study is the premise that Hollywood not only benefited these authors financially, allowing them to continue working on their literature, but also provided the raw material that shaped their literary works, forming some of the major themes of American literature in the first half of the twentieth century.