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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]

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

lit·er·a·ture

(lit'ĕr-ă-chŭr)
A body of written material.
[L. literatura, fr. literae, letters, writing]

literature,

n the entire body of writings on a given subject.
literature, dental,
n the entire body of writing on dentistry. Most specifically, those writings published following a referee process to validate the scientific discipline in which the writings were produced.
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2000), thereby promoting the status quo of foreign literary works propagating in China(Wen Hongwei.
I plan to publish some literary works that will leave a special imprint on the Egyptian literary field.
In the first category ("Methodological Studies"), the four contributors tackle broad questions regarding the appropriate methodology for isolating literary works in Genesis through Kings.
The names introduced in a literary work present semantic connotation in a comparable fashion, with the capacity to have pre-fabricated accounts and identities attributed to them (Lazaroiu, 2013) via the prior connections of their names alone.
Taylor's disclosure of nativism as a commodity within these literary works is truly remarkable and is a subject that should be examined in depth.
The other kinds of writings such as political and ethical theories that guide our action in the world in a sense are also literary works.
Scott Fitzgerald, Nathanael West, Dorothy Parker, and Budd Schulberg, seeking to dismantle the myth that Hollywood hindered these authors' more "serious" literary work.
He went on to publish 28 literary works over 20 years.
The scholar thus has a very different relationship to literary works than a scientist has to nature.
Count Leo Tolstoy was the most famous Russian writer of his day, and a man whose literary works have been the subject of major motion pictures and are still studied in university literature courses today.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl and Other Poems", Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression presents the inside story of editing, publishing, and defending the poem Howl in the context of censorship of literary works, and the 1957 obscenity trial in San Francisco that supposedly represented "the people" versus City Lights, the bookshop that published and sold "Howl and Other Poems.