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Origin of literature
SYNONYMS FOR literature
OTHER WORDS FROM literaturepre·lit·er·a·ture, noun
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The religion shaped all facets of life: art, medicine, literature, and even dynastic politics.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Speaking of the literature you love, the Bloomsbury writers crop up in your collection repeatedly.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Literature in the 14th century, Strohm points out, was an intimate, interactive affair.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fruitcake quickly acclimated to its American home, and even plays a supporting role in American literature.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Celebrities flocked to this glamorous and buzzy temple of literature and culture.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was an elector, and had a taste for music and literature.Dealings With The Dead|A Sexton of the Old School
But he was not on that account forced to confine himself to literature.Stories of Authors, British and American|Edwin Watts Chubb
The material used was flannel, and such interments are frequently mentioned in the literature of the time.A History of Mourning|Richard Davey
The historians of literature scarcely deign to mention a few names, or the editors of selections to extract a few sonnets.
But more important to the historian of literature even than the development of qualities is the evolution of types.