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Medora Manson, in her prosperous days, had inaugurated a “literary salon”; but it had soon died out owing to the reluctance of the literary to frequent it.. [XII. Book I]

In concluding this study of the two recently discovered tablets of the old Babylonian version of the Gilgamesh Epic which has brought us several steps further in the interpretation and in our understanding of the method of composition of the most notable literary production of ancient Babylonia, it will be proper to consider the _literary_ relationship of the old Babylonian to the Assyrian version.. [An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic]

I love excellent writing, I love wit, I hate pretension, and in some cases I find the Booker tends toward books that enjoy the term literary far too much at the expense of readability; not always but sometimes.. [Two Great Books]

A “bookclub” novel speaks to the kind of women I think would enjoy my manuscript, as opposed to what most people take out of the term literary fiction.. [Author! Author! » Blog Archive » Building block of the pitch #2: never assume — and other lessons gleaned from Saturday morning cartoons]

I will go farther, and at once give up to you all the learned ladies that exist, or that ever have existed: but when I use the term literary ladies, I mean women who have cultivated their understandings not for the purposes of parade, but with the desire to make themselves useful and agreeable.. [Tales and Novels — Volume 08]

 However, in this tale, what we know as a literary device dreamed up by a man who lived with his spinster aunts is pushed on the readers as the real deal.. [Review: The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News]

Keenan's poetic "An Evil Cradling," which he describes as a literary attempt to "imprison" insanity on paper in the same way he held it at bay while in captivity, topped The Sunday Times of London's bestseller list for nine weeks last year.. [Best Sellers In Chains]

I teach YA lit and I hadn't heard of her; these are more like Gossip Girls books than I hate this term literary novels.. [Imitation and the Teen Novel]

The London booksellers of that time were alarmed at the invasion of what they called their literary property by a Scottish publisher who had presumed to bring out an edition of the English poets.. [Inns and Taverns of Old London]

Of what we know as literary ambition, I believe myself to have been as destitute at that time as any girl who ever put pen to paper.. [McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, April, 1896]

Now began what she called her literary school-boy life (vie d'ecolier litteraire), her vie de gamin.. [Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician]

Thanks to the Irishman's intervention, Svevo experienced, at age 65, what he called the literary equivalent of "the resurrection of Lazarus.". [The Seattle Times]

It's only a minor overgeneralization to say that free indirect style is what distinguishes what we call literary fiction from genre fiction.. [One-Way Street]

It's only a minor overgeneralization to say that free indirect style is what distinguishes what we call literary fiction from genre fiction.. [One-Way Street]

It's only a minor overgeneralization to say that free indirect style is what distinguishes what we call literary fiction from genre fiction.. [One-Way Street]

It's only a minor overgeneralization to say that free indirect style is what distinguishes what we call literary fiction from genre fiction.. [One-Way Street]

Literary on Social Media

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CompLitUWM
CompLitUWM
2019-08-17

albiondumsday
Albiondumsday
2019-08-17

@godblesstoto How dare you disrespect an AIST! I'm reminded of Gertrude Stein: "I have been the creative litera…

corinderellaa
Corinderellaa
2019-08-17

@ChelsOnDaBarbie I only love identifying with literary characters tbh 😂

sadmaedae
Sadmaedae
2019-08-17

@RoKuTo_Senpai So that's your opinion but the series is still regarded as one of the best literary works we have. It never got ruined.

FredKiesche
FredKiesche
2019-08-17

@NB_Chris: @UnlikelyWorlds @mjohnharrison @GreatDismal David Foster Wallace is another good literary example—he could write "stories" in…

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