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Definition of "nonliterary" [nonliterary]

  • Not literary (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonliterary" in a sentence
  • "In the samples you've provided, the political commitment of the literary right is clearly extraliterary, or rather nonliterary, that is, tone deaf to the novel, a conclusion readily argued from the premises of the New criticism concerning ambiguity in narrative voice."
  • "And you may also have noticed that I don't treat "nonliterary" and "unpopular" as value judgments."
  • "He built it out perfectly to his specifications, but it's based totally on nonliterary verse."