literary study

Definitions of literary study

n the humanistic study of literature

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lit, literature
the humanistic study of a body of literature
comparative literature
study of literary works from different cultures (often in translation)
lit crit, literary criticism
the informed analysis and evaluation of literature
study of poetic works
study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome
study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
metrics, prosody
the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
Type of:
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts
studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

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