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language : (a) the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community (b) audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs (c) a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings (d) form or manner of verbal expression; specifically : style (e) the vocabulary and phraseology belonging to an art or a department of knowledge — Webster
literature : (a) writings in prose or verse; especially : writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest (b) an example of such writings (c) the body of written works produced in a particular language, country, or age — Webster
Language Arts is the name given to the study and improvement of the arts of language. Traditionally, the primary divisions in language arts are literature and language, where language in this case refers to both linguistics, and specific languages. According to the International Council of Teachers of English, the five strands of the language arts are reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing (visual literacy). — Wikipedia
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Live Art With Children’s Book Illustrators
on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
Visual artists have always had an important place in children’s literature. Watch leading children’s books illustrators draw, paint, collage and discuss books with The Times’s children’s books editor, Maria Russo. […]
by By JOUMANA KHATIB on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
Six new paperbacks to check out this week. […]
Hito Steyerl Is an Artist With Power. She Uses It...
by By KIMBERLY BRADLEY on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
This German filmmaker, writer and philosopher has been named the most influential person in the art world by a British magazine. But she sees value in even the poorest image. […]
Mysteries Unfold in a Land of Minarets and Magic...
by By SUZANNE JOINSON on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
The first of a projected trilogy, S. A. Chakraborty’s fantastical adventure novel, “The City of Brass,” riffs on the imagery of Islamic folklore. […]
Why Rupi Kaur and Her Peers Are the Most Popular...
by By CARL WILSON on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
It’s less the content than the plain conversational style that gets Instapoets’ work dismissed as “not real poetry.&rdquo […]