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Illiterature Il*lit"er*a*ture, n. Want of learning; illiteracy. [R.] --Ayliffe. Southey., Wisdom literature Wis"dom lit"er*a*ture The class of ancient Hebrew writings which deal reflectively with general ethical and religious topics, as distinguished from the prophetic and liturgical literature, and from the law. It is comprised chiefly in the books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiasticus, Ecclesiastes, and Wisdom of Solomon. The ``wisdom' (Hokhmah) of these writings consists in detached sage utterances on concrete issues of life, without the effort at philosophical system that appeared in the later Hellenistic reflective writing beginning with Philo Jud[ae]us., Yellow-covered Yel"low-cov`ered, a. Covered or bound in yellow paper. Yellow-covered literature, cheap sensational novels and trashy magazines; -- formerly so called from the usual color of their covers. [Colloq. U. S.] --Bartlett.

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- literature (from latin litterae (plural); letter) is the art of written work. the word literature literally means: 'things made from
- the focus of this article is literature written in english from anywhere, not just the literature of england , so that it includes writers
- since 1901, the nobel prize in literature (nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in
- children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, and poems that are enjoyed by children. children's literature is
- persian literature (?????? ?????) is one of the world's oldest literatures. it spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-
- german literature comprises those literary texts written in the german language . this includes literature written in germany , austria
- early works of japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with china and chinese literature , often written in
- russian literature refers to the literature of russia or its émigré s and to the russian-language literature of several independent
- this page gives a chronological list of years in literature (descending order), with notable publications listed with their respective years
- american literature is the written or literature produced in the area of the united states and its preceding colonies . for more

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