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  • American scholarly trends, steering their students away from popular pulp literature to belles-lettres. A Bibliographical Essay
  • Academy of the Belles-Lettres was put on the same footing; both submitted to the immediate control of the secretary of state, and to the revolting distinction of honoraries, pensionaries, and pupils. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • Books of literate and entertaining essays on occasional topics - what used to be called belles-lettres - are no longer common, and that is a shame.
  • 'With an Essay on Style' and 'Essays from the Guardian' encapsulate his engagement with Victorian periodical journalism and belles-lettres.
  • When a few hardy critics even write about London's stories, they carefully avoid the "kiddy lit" and focus exclusively on London's belles-lettres: Adventure, Burning Daylight, John Barleycorn, The A Bibliographical Essay
  • This is the mistake of believing that experience can be absorbed, both understood and expressed, wholly in literature; and in literature, moreover, which is reduced to belles-lettres prose fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism. Archive 2009-09-01
  • All this applies to what is called belles-lettres. The Wife
  • Throughout her life, Bracha Habas sought also to engage in belles-lettres. Bracha Habas.
  • BELLEY in Mém de l'Acad. des inscript. et belles-lettres (1780), XL, The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux
  • It has also given us some wild cards, unexpected treats that belong on the shelf once labeled belles-lettres but now more commonly known (thanks to Dave Eggers's annual paperback anthologies) as nonrequired reading. Book Review Roundup
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