literature regarded as a fine art, especially as having a purely aesthetic function.
light and elegant literature, especially that which is excessively refined, characterized by aestheticism, and minor in subject, substance, or scope.
August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
The Sexual Life of the Child Albert Moll
(functioning as sing) literary works, esp essays and poetry, valued for their aesthetic rather than their informative or moral content
a city in SW Illinois. a city in NE New Jersey. a city in S Ontario, in S Canada. Contemporary Examples A Mob-Defying Former Mayor Knows Why New Jersey Is So Corrupt Burt Ross February 12, 2014 Historical Examples Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873. Various Deaconesses in […]
- Belleville spring
a spring having the form of a washer or dished disk with an open center, used for cushioning heavy loads with short motion.
a city in E Washington. a town in E Nebraska. a city in SW Pennsylvania. Contemporary Examples ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Counselor: Mindy McCready Won’t Be the Last Maer Roshan February 25, 2013 The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More Caitlin Dickson July 11, 2012 Why Pedro Hernandez Confessed to Killing […]
- Bellflower family
the plant family Campanulaceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants having simple, alternate leaves and solitary or clustered flowers with a bell-shaped, five-lobed, often blue or purple corolla, and including the harebell, Canterbury bells, and balloon flower.