What is another word for literary studies?

Pronunciation: [lˈɪtəɹəɹi stˈʌdɪz] (IPA)

Literary studies, also known as literary criticism, is the examination and interpretation of literature through various approaches such as historical, cultural, and theoretical lenses. There are several synonymous words or phrases that can be used to refer to literary studies. These include "literary analysis," "literary theory," "literary research," "literary criticism," and "literary scholarship." Each of these terms emphasizes a different aspect of the study of literature, but they all point towards a deeper understanding and appreciation of the written word. Literary studies serves as a bridge between the author, the text, and the reader, allowing for a more enriched and meaningful experience of literature.

What are the hypernyms for Literary studies?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    literary criticism, literary analysis, literary theory, literary history.

Famous quotes with Literary studies

  • I would say that there is no future for literary studies as such in the United States.
    Harold Bloom
  • The world gets older, without getting either better or worse and so does literature. But I do think that the drab current phenomenon that passes for literary studies in the university will finally provide its own corrective.
    Harold Bloom

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