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    What is the definition of literature ?

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    Re: Miss

    Quote Originally Posted by oby baby View Post
    What is the definition of literature ?
    Have you looked in a dictionary?

    lit·er·a·ture (lĭt'ər-ə-chʊr', -chər)
    1. The body of written works of a language, period, or culture.
    2. Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value: “Literature must be an analysis of experience and a synthesis of the findings into a unity” (Rebecca West).
    3. The art or occupation of a literary writer.
    4. The body of written work produced by scholars or researchers in a given field: medical literature.
    5. Printed material: collected all the available literature on the subject.
    6. Music. All the compositions of a certain kind or for a specific instrument or ensemble: the symphonic literature.
    [Middle English, book learning, from Old French litterature, from Latin litterātūra, from litterātus, lettered. See literate.]

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright © 2004, 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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