subliterature

[ suhb-lit-er-uh-cher, -choo r, -li-truh- ]
/ ˈsʌbˌlɪt ər ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər, -ˌlɪ trə- /

noun

writing below the standards of literature as an art form.
a report or similar material written for immediate use and reproduced in an impermanent form.

Origin of subliterature

First recorded in 1950–55; sub- + literature

OTHER WORDS FROM subliterature

sub·lit·er·ar·y, adjective
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