such works as a subject for study;written works which are of artistic value
all the books, articles, etc. on a particular subject
"he took a course in Russian lit"
"the technical literature"
"one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature"
"her place in literature is secure"
His literature was unquestionably great. He read all the languages which are considered either as learned or polite.
出自： S. Johnson