lit crit

noun

: literary criticism

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lit crit was in 1963

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“Lit crit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lit%20crit. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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