literature noun

1 written works of art

ADJ. classical, contemporary, modern | great

QUANT. piece, work

VERB + LITERATURE read, study

2 writing on a particular subject

ADJ. extensive, voluminous | promotional, sales

QUANT. body the growing body of literature on development issues

PREP. ~ about I picked up some literature about pensions. | ~ on There's an extensive literature on the subject.