literary work


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Noun1.literary work - imaginative or creative writingliterary work - imaginative or creative writing  
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
acrostic - verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message
belles lettres, belles-lettres - creative writing valued for esthetic content
dialog, dialogue - a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people; "he has read Plato's Dialogues in the original Greek"
fiction - a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
fictionalisation, fictionalization - a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction
hagiology - literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints
lucubration - a solemn literary work that is the product of laborious cogitation
pastoral - a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
poem, verse form - a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
potboiler - a literary composition of poor quality that was written quickly to make money (to boil the pot)
tushery - writing of poor quality; characterized by affected choice of archaic words
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Sergey Ivanovitch's position was still more difficult from the fact that, since he had finished his book, he had had no more literary work to do, such as had hitherto occupied the greater part of his time.
His favorite companions were his grandchildren, with whom he delighted to pass his time, and his devoted wife, who was a constant assistant and adviser in his literary work, chiefly done at this period for his own amusement.
That's why, intending to be in Venice some weeks, possibly all summer, and having some literary work, some reading and writing to do, so that I must be quiet, and yet if possible a great deal in the open air-- that's why I have felt that a garden is really indispensable.
He asked her why she did not try her hand at literary work of a better sort, but she knew that she had no talent, and the abominable stuff she turned out by the thousand words was not only tolerably paid, but was the best she could do.
He found other literary work to do, and soon, although he was still poor, he had enough money to make it possible for his wife to join him in London.
He is a lecturer and a consultant, but he does not care for general practice, which distracts him from his literary work.
I find here in all their literary works but a single tense, the present.
Aali's personality was immersed with love for Pakistan and his entire literary work was a manifestation of this immortal love, he added.
First Love" short story collection was your first literary work.
In the first of the four articles dealing with methodology, Konrad Schmid describes Martin Noth' s pivotal role in understanding the Tetrateuch/Pentateuch as a literary work distinct from the DtrH and observes that the strict separation made by Noth between the two units became the prevailing consensus of the late twentieth century.
Allama Mohammad Iqbal wrote "Javed Nama" at the bank of this river and that his literary work had a great influence on the people living in South and South West and East Asian countries, he added.
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