Literature - Other Prose Literature

Other Prose Literature

Philosophical, historical, journalistic, and scientific writings are traditionally ranked as literature. They offer some of the oldest prose writings in existence; novels and prose stories earned the names "fiction" to distinguish them from factual writing or nonfiction, which writers historically have crafted in prose.

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Other Prose Literature - Law
... parts of the Bible could be seen as legal literature ... during the reign of Justinian I of the Byzantine Empire has a reputation as significant literature ... many countries, including Constitutions and Law Codes, can count as literature however, most legal writings rarely exhibit much literary merit, as they tend to be rather ...

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