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What is Literature?

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once. Connolly, Cyril (1903 - 1974) British journalist. Enemies of Promise, Ch. 3, 1938
A work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
Conrad, Joseph (Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski) (1857 - 1924)
Polish-born British novelist. The Nigger of the Narcissus, Preface, 1897
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Descartes, René (1596 - 1650)
French philosopher. Le Discours de la méthode, 1637
Literature. (1997). In F. Alexander, A. Stibbs, & J. Daintith (Eds.), Bloomsbury thematic dictionary of quotations (3rd ed.). Bloomsbury. Credo Reference:

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