of/in english literature.

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aysaa

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Hi,

-Beowulf is the oldest surviving poem of/in english literature.

In my opinion, the preposition 'in' is the correct usage, but I am not sure if the preposition 'of' in it is OK or not. Is 'of' OK?

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bhaisahab

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Hi,

-Beowulf is the oldest surviving poem of/in English literature.

In my opinion, the preposition 'in' is the correct usage, but I am not sure if the preposition 'of' in it is OK or not. Is 'of' OK?

Thanks.

No, use "in".
 
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