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01. We had to read about 30 different novels by different authors in my American [literature] course.
02. The book certainly isn't great [literature], but the story was really exciting.
03. The most recent scientific [literature] available on caffeine suggests it is very unhealthy for children.
04. You should really check out the [literature] from some other insurance companies before you decide which policy to buy.
05. William Shakespeare is perhaps the greatest writer of English [literature] in history.
06. Modern writing continues to be influenced by the classic [literature] of the Greeks.
07. He doesn't like to read anything that he doesn't consider to be great [literature].
08. Cyril Connolly once said that [literature] is the art of writing something that will be read twice.
09. There is a Chinese proverb which states that there are only two ways to reach the truth; with [literature] and agriculture.
10. Nobel prizes are awarded for physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, [literature], peace, and economic science.
11. The U.S. Library of Congress houses the largest collection of Russian [literature] outside the Soviet Union.
12. Aldous Huxley once observed that every man's memory is his private [literature].
13. Jean Cocteau once remarked that the greatest masterpiece in [literature] is only a dictionary out of order.
14. The surviving [literature] of Ancient Greece was gradually recovered in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

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