literary work

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n literary work imaginative or creative writing
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Usage

In literature:

SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS' LITERARY WORKS, with Memoir, 3 Vols.
"Strife and Peace" by Fredrika Bremer
And he found it an ideal place for literary work, restful and remote, 'where one can live unscourged by Kingsley's "wind of God".
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
One of them was a country girl of genius and refinement who came to the city to do literary work.
"Girls and Women" by Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
Luther's works, more especially his translation of the Bible, powerfully helped to fix German as a literary language.
"German Culture Past and Present" by Ernest Belfort Bax
Lina Ramann has won fame by her literary work, but has published several worthy compositions also.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
The selection of his successor was made in November and Dr. Patton retired, hoping to rest and do literary work.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
It was communicated to the columns of that work by that diligent antiquary in literary matters, Joseph Haslewood.
"Notes and Queries, No. 179. Saturday, April 2, 1853." by Various
Such a literary providence, if we may use such a word, is not to be seen in any other work of fiction.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
His administrative labors absorbed most of his time leaving little for literary work.
"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections" by Isabel Florence Hapgood
Literary work might yet be had, and meanwhile bodily labour must be endured.
"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed
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In poetry:

“Is there literary friendship ’twix the sexes? don’t you think?”
And they wink their idiotic and exasperating wink.
“Can’t we kiss a clever woman without wanting any more?”
And their clock-work nod is only more decided than before.
"The Sorrows of a Simple Bard" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Several literary works of Edgar Allan Poe will be performed Friday and Saturday in Grand Junction.
Inner Workings Literary Essays 2000–2005 J. Coetzee Viking, $25.95, 304 pp.
An anthology is a published collection of literary works, including poems, essays, short stories and such.
His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, as well as in The Best American Poetry 2011.
James Salter , the renowned American writer lauded for his straightforward yet probing prose, has received the Rea Award for the Short Story, marking another milestone in his literary career while heralding new works as well.
A series of four connected literary, artistic, or musical works.
"The future is purchased by the present," Samuel Johnson wrote in 1751, when he was a struggling writer working on the dictionary that would make him a literary legend.
The College of Saint Rose literary showcase returns tonight, and offers up a double bill of acclaimed authors who will read from their work.
Fuentes was known for political commentary as well as literary works.
For this year's first segment of our Underappreciated series, Dennis Johnson discusses the life and literary work of the German writer Hans Fallada.
Alex Morrow, the female cop at the center of Denise Mina 's series, is proof that the literary depiction of woman in police work has come a long way.
The recent Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival gave audiences a chance to see the wide range of styles the playwright worked in during his long career.
') NolaVie will continue to publish literary work from New Orleans writers.
Nellie Hill's work has appeared in a variety of magazines and literary journals.
Canton, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Part of a exhibition of Rockwell Kent's work at St Lawrence University explores his literary side.
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In science:

Other dimensions of his career are suggested by the presence of an astronomical ceiling in his tomb at Deir el Bahari and about 150 ostraca in his tomb at Qurna, including several drawings, as well as lists, calculations, various reports and literary works.
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian Astronomer
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