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Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.#### Description Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.

##Rules

1. Required in all posts:

- - Relevance: Submissions must relate to literature, literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, or literary news.

- - Analysis: Submissions must include poster's own analysis in either the body or the comments of a post.

- - Content: Do not submit posts that contain questions and no other content.

2. No homework

Do not request help on homework or curriculum assignments. This includes posting surveys.

3. No book recommendations

Do not post requests for book recommendations. This includes editions and translations.

4. No advertising or self-promotion

Do not submit any form of advertising or self promotion. This includes self-published work, social media sites ,medium, youtube, apps etc. If in doubt, ask first, but as a rule we dont allow this type of content.

5. No pics or memes

Do not submit purely image links.

6. No "inspirational" quotes

Do not post quotes or excerpts from a work without analyzing it.

7. No silly videos

Do not submit videos vaguely related to literature.

8. No spoilers

Spoilers must be marked by an alert and obscured with Reddit editor's spoiler masking system.

Sister Subreddits

/r/literatures

/r/AskLiteraryStudies

/r/badliterarystudies

Friends in the Arts

/r/ArtsHub

/r/BookClub

/r/Cinephiles

/r/LitVideos

/r/Poetry

/r/ProsePorn

/r/ShortStoriesCritique

/r/Verse

/r/WeirdLit

/r/Writing

  1. Check out /r/AskLiteraryStudies if you have questions about literature and literary studies that you'd like answered by experts! All are welcome.

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