literary study


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n literary study the humanistic study of literature
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In literature:

Both the subject-matter and the method in true literary drill can only be based on the study of human experience.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
For a while Mr. Gladstone occupied himself in literary and historical studies, and he published essays and pamphlets.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
He found Addison's Spectator one of the best of all examples of literary style, and he began to make it a study.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
For literary studies with his uncle cf.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
Those rural teachers cannot be too strongly commended who combine literary studies with work in the open air.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
But without special study we may calculate on the common kinds of literary distortion.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
A young writer can gain more from the study of a literary poet than from the study of a lyrist.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
A curious independent study might be made of the literary gradations of classical scholarship.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury
Make a special study of the literary quality of the parables.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
He lived chiefly at Rome, concerning himself with literary and philosophic studies and with the fortunes of his sons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various

In news:

An intimate of Kerouac who has chronicled his life and the beat culture (including in her award-winning 1983 memoir, Minor Characters), Johnson brings an insider's perspective to this insightful study of how Kerouac found his literary voice.
Born in Paris to Iranian exiles, she studied at the prestigious École Normale Supérieure before teaching literary seminars at Harvard.
Baptist principal's sacred text is the Literary Study Bible.
"The idea behind the class was studying drama as literature and using the same literary devices (in drama) that one uses for a short story or novel or poetry," Stewart-Langley said.
He is a professor of English, film studies and literary theory at the University of Western Ontario.
In the academic circles devoted to studying Russia's literary masters.
Off-Ramp literary commentator Marc Haefele, who is also an Argentinaphile, studies up during breakfast at Philippe's.
UCSB Professor of Latin American Studies Suzanne Jill Levine won the prestigious PEN Center USA 2012 Literary Award for Translation .
"He was a theorist, a practitioner and a cultural activist, among the finest literary translators of the last half-century and a pioneer in the field of translation studies," said a statement from Ronald Vroon, the department chair.
Bernard Bergonzi is the author of A Study in Greene, among many other books of literary criticism.
In the 1970s, the journals in literary studies underwent a tidal shift.

In science:

T. McEnery, R. Xia, and Y. Tono, Corpus-Based Language Studies: An Advanced Resource Book, London: Routledge, 2006. D. Biber, “Representativeness in corpus design”, Literary and Linguistic Computing, vol. 8, no. 4, 1993, pp. 243-257.
A Corpus-based Evaluation of a Domain-specific Text to Knowledge Mapping Prototype
Relevance in Lexical Studies,” The computer and the literary studies, pages 103-112.
A Linguistic Model for Terminology Extraction based Conditional Random Fields
The comparative model by Leuven-Zwart (1989) has been devised as a practical method for studying syntactic, semantic, stylistic, and pragmatic shifts within sentences, clauses, and phrases of literary texts and their translations.1 It consists of four steps.
Building a resource for studying translation shifts