Contemporary Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Contemporary Literature: Literature written 'at the present moment.' Although the writers in every century would consider themselves 'contemporary' or 'modern,' when speakers use this term, they almost always mean either modernist or postmodernist literature.

Other Words for Contemporary

Contemporary Verb Synonyms: of the time, contemporaneous, coeval, coexistent, concurrent, concomitant, parallel, synchronous, synchronic, coincidental, coetaneous
Contemporary Adjective Synonyms: modern, current, present-day, new, up to date, stylish, fashionable, modish, latest, in, novel, newfangled, trendy

Other Words for Literature

Literature Adjective Synonyms: writing(s), letters, belles-lettres, creative writing(s)

Periods Of English Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Periods Of English Literature: The common historical eras scholars use to divide literature into comprehensible sections through periodization. Dividing literature into these sometimes arbitrary periods allows us to better compare MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Metaliterature: Literary art focused on the subject of literary art itself. Often this term is further divided into metapoetry, metafiction, and metadrama. MORE

Literature Of Sensibility

Entertainment / Literature / Literature Of Sensibility: Eighteenth-century literature that values emotionalism over rationalism. This literature tends to perceive feelings as more reliable guides to morality and truth than abstract principles, and thus it MORE

Regional Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Regional Literature: Literature that accurately seeks to portray or is associated with a particular geographic region or people. Often regional literature is set within a particular area, and the writer or poet tries to c MORE

Sales Literature

Business / Finance / Sales Literature: Material written by an institution selling a product, which informs potential buyers of the product and its benefits. MORE

Utopian Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Utopian Literature: The term utopia comes from a Greek pun. In Greek, eu + topos (good' + 'place') and ou + topos (no' + 'place') sound very similar. Thus, utopia at once suggests a perfect society and an impossible one. MORE