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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]
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The book does a good job of explaining the reasons for an increase in the importance of grey literature. It details how grey literature offers value, describes how it compares with other types of information, and, in general, makes a great case for including grey literature in research (with particular importance given to inclusion in systematic reviews).
Almost every nation aims at influencing the minds of the young through teaching literature at the university level.
Although there were Chinese scholars who began to introduce Scottish literature to the Chinese as early as the 1980s (for example, the Beijing Foreign Studies University's academic journal, Foreign Literature, published a special issue on Scottish literature in 1984), contributors to A History of the Scottish Novel, strictly speaking, can finally represent the first generation of Chinese scholars who are active in researching and disseminating Scottish literature.
Romanian Literature as World Literature seeks to allow the politico-geographic underdog to shine in an unprecedented way as well as to explore how Romanian literature has "functioned." In a wider context, what I found heartening was the conviction that literature is something that genuinely binds people in rarely encountered emotional or psychological harmony: an interest in the human experience as such.
Wellek's appeal of "the Crisis of Comparative Literature" symbolizes the American School's appearance on the stage of world Comparative Literature.
To put it bluntly: the best way for Arabic-Nordic literature to become part of Nordic literature scene goes through English translation.
In a country where book reading is dying, it is good that literature festivals are taking place.
DELLAMORA, RICHARD, "Male Relations in Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure," Papers on Language and Literature 27 (1991): 453-72.
literature is a canon which consists of those works in language by which a community defines itself through the course of its history.
Tasked to design the curricula was the Commission on Higher Education's (CHEd) technical panel on literature headed by literature scholar Lulu Torres Reyes of the Ateneo de Manila University.
Part One, "Theory and History of the Movement," educates readers about law and literature; Part Two details eighteen "Model Courses;" and Part Three, "Texts," is comprised of seventeen law-and-literature inflected close readings.
"Understanding, appreciating, responding to, analysing and creating literature: an enjoyment in, and informed appreciation of, how English language can convey information and emotion, create imaginative worlds and aesthetic and other significant experiences."