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Descriptor in English: Literature
Descriptor in Spanish: Literatura
Descriptor in Portuguese: Literatura
Descriptor in French: Littérature
Entry term(s): Literatures
Tree number(s): K01.517
Scope note: Writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest. The body of written works produced in a particular language, country, or age. (Webster, 3d ed)
Annotation: the body of literary works; TN 121: differentiate from BIBLIOGRAPHY; relation to BOOKS: Manual 33.11
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
See also the descriptors: Medicine in Literature MeSH
DeCS UI: 8264
Descriptor UI: D008091
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Literature - Preferred
Concept UI M0012619
Scope note Writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest. The body of written works produced in a particular language, country, or age. (Webster, 3d ed)
Preferred term Literature
Entry term(s) Literatures



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