Concerning the writing, study, or content of literature, especially of the kind valued for quality of form
an established canon of literary works
A man, especially of high social standing, who writes or critiques works of literature.
Of or relating to metaliterature; concerned with or characteristic of metaliterature. Also: above or beyond the boundaries of any one literature; specifically designating themes, stories, etc., which are widespread in all literatures.
(Of a piece or style of writing) not literary in character
(Originally) the function or capacity of literary agent; (now usually) a firm providing the services of a literary agent.
A particular group of people involved in writing or studying literature; (with the) the literary world.
(With the) the section of society involved in the production of works of literature; authors, publishers, etc., considered collectively.
A professional agent who acts on behalf of an author in dealing with publishers and others involved in promoting the author’s work
The field of study concerned with the principles underlying the analysis and understanding of literary works
A person who gives advice on matters relating to literature.
Of or relating to literary criticism.
The work of a literary editor; editing with a focus on literary style.
Property consisting of written or printed compositions.
A person who theorizes about literature; an expert in or student of literary theory.
The art or practice of judging and commenting on the qualities and character of literary works
A person entrusted with a dead writer’s papers and copyrighted and unpublished works
The history of the treatment of, and references to, a particular subject in literature
The position or occupation of literary editor.
A person who translates works of literature from one language into another, especially professionally.
A notable or famous author