She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, majored in Slavic Languages and literatures at Princeton University, and is fluent in Russian.
Over here is Alexander, who wants to embrace all literatures, all peoples.
She grew up in Tulsa, Okla., majored in Slavic Languages and literatures at Princeton University, and is fluent in Russian.
In all the literatures of western Europe it became generally used, but always with rhyme.
They have a share in the development of all Romance languages and literatures.
Search the literatures of the world, and you will find no other such picture of a brave man's death.
The religions and literatures of the world will be open books, which he who wills may read.
The literatures of all peoples contain the riddle, which might be witty or serious as impulse prompted.
Many are able to read their native tongue, but all their traditions and all their lore is that of other lands and literatures.
Their production is thus distinctive and individual, and, in its own turn, reacts upon the literatures which first inspired it.
late 14c., from Latin literatura/litteratura "learning, a writing, grammar," originally "writing formed with letters," from litera/littera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Originally "book learning" (it replaced Old English boccræft), the meaning "literary production or work" is first attested 1779 in Johnson's "Lives of the English Poets" (he didn't include this definition in his dictionary, however); that of "body of writings from a period or people" is first recorded 1812.
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. [Ezra Pound, "ABC of Reading"]Meaning "the whole of the writing on a particular subject" is from 1860; sense of "printed matter generally" is from 1895. The Latin word also is the source of Spanish literatura, Italian letteratura, German Literatur.