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Literary study   /lˈɪtərˌɛri stˈədi/   Listen
Literary study

noun
1.
The humanistic study of literature.






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"Literary study" Quotes from Famous Books



... depend confidently on us, and will as confidently depend on our great-grandchildren. I was glad to see this point very courageously put the other day by Professor Hiram Corson, of Cornell University, in an address on "The Aims of Literary Study"—an address which Messrs. Macmillan have printed and published here and in America. "All works of genius," says Mr. Corson, "render the best service, in literary education, when they are first assimilated in their ...
— Adventures in Criticism • Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

... and representative adult club in the United; to which only the Appleton Club, representing the juvenile Muse, may justly be compared. The Woodbees are typical, in a sense, of all that is best in the entire association. They are pursuing courses of serious literary study, producing a regularly issued magazine of unfailing merit and good taste, working enthusiastically for the welfare and expansion of the United, and leading or following every worthy or progressive movement in amateur politics. They ...
— Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 • Howard Phillips Lovecraft



Words linked to "Literary study" :   literary criticism, liberal arts, comparative literature, rhetoric, poetics, literature, humanistic discipline, arts, lit crit, lit, classics, humanities



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