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Both men were serious about literature, but they differed on how much the formal detective story, as perfected during the Golden Age between the World Wars, could be taken seriously _as _literature.. [Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine]

Israel _izrael_, not _issrael_ jeans _janes_ joust _just_ or _joost_ larynx _lar'inx'_ or _la'rinx_, not _larnix_ literature _literature_, or _choor_. [Practical Grammar and Composition]

Confusion may be avoided and time may be saved if teachers will remember that nature literature, as here defined, is a form of _literature_, and that its purpose therefore is primarily to present truth (not necessarily facts) in an entertaining way.. [Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes]

About all the American literature in existence that is of any value as _literature_ is the product of the past three quarters of. [Initial Studies in American Letters]

About all the American literature in existence, that is of any value _as literature_, is the product of the past three quarters of. [Brief History of English and American Literature]

She received a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Washington and has taught at both the U.W. and Antioch.. [Erica Bauermeister biography]

The human knowledge formed and deposited in literature is unavailable otherwise.. [Aleksandar Hemon discusses The Lazarus Project]

For instance, the first African to be Nobel laureate in literature is a Nigerian.. [Analyst Sees Little to Celebrate on Nigeria's 50th Independence Day]

Use of the Trident for commercial purposes in literature is not a sanctioned practice by the Navy.. [BARRY SILVERMAN]

Every portal to success in literature is guarded by those watch-dogs, the failures in literature.. [Chapter 30]

In addition, although I am clearly enough a partisan of experimental fiction, my appreciation of the experimental in literature is still pretty firmly rooted in literary history itself, and I am hesitant to conclude that those impulses that motivated writers to begin writing what we now call novels, and that has guided the development of fiction in general, are entirely spent.. [Experimental Fiction]

Such a shame that so few indigenous writings survived the Conquest, but modern Latin American literature is fascinating as well.. [Amor y romanticismo]

Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick: By far the saddest Lexington in literature is the one drowsily conjured in the early pages of this book.. [An Books Blog featuring news, reviews, interviews and guest author blogs.]

During most of Western history, the term literature included all writing that was worthy to be known by educated people.. [5. World Literature, Philosophy, and Religion]

Nor must the term literature be denied to the ruck of modern writing.. [Once Aboard the Lugger]

FOR nations as for individuals, a product, to be worthy the term literature, must contain something characteristic and sui generis.. [A Voice From the South]

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i cant stand when literature majors/profs say "i do work in x language/literature" like what hecking work do you do…


@JonHaidt: Social media creates a warped marketplace within which people and products are mis-judged: those who are quick and cruel get…


I'll run you through the highlights of the creepy ones that, if my dad (a jock and a frat boy through and through)…


@joboyley: My daughter has started a story and ‘Rebecca’ no longer has the greatest opening lines in literature.


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