Literature (8 subreddits)


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.

  • 218,990 subscribers
  • A community for 12 years

Book Quotes: When you read a quote so good you just have to share it

When you read a quote so good you just have to share it: /r/bookquotes!

  • 11,355 subscribers
  • A community for 8 years

ProsePorn: Words that get you excited

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  • 7,494 subscribers
  • A community for 8 years

Most Learned Society for the Prevention of Over-Analysis and the Abolition of Symbolism &c., &c.

A place where the Illiterati congregate, in their grand conspiracy to trick logical upstanding redditors into thinking that the author is dead and that books exist which aren't 1984 and Brave New World.

  • 3,458 subscribers
  • A community for 6 years


Literature videos and podcasts. Spoken word poetry, fiction readings, author interviews, short films, reviews, online courses, audiobooks, plays, literary porn, videos promoting books, or ideas uploaded directly by the authors or publishers. Digital recording as literature, without rules or boundaries. Evil PBS, basically.

  • 1,708 subscribers
  • A community for 8 years

Literature Videos

Interviews, Documentaries, and Lectures

  • 1,285 subscribers
  • A community for 6 years

Share What You Read

This is a subreddit for you to share that passage you went back to read three times over, underlined, dogeared the page of, and forced your friends to listen to you read aloud - either because it was so well written, because the content was so interesting, or because it simply stood out to you.

  • 643 subscribers
  • A community for 9 years

Early Modern Lit

A place for Early Modernists to not only talk shop in Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Jonson, but also Milton, Spenser, Lanyer and other poets

  • 112 subscribers
  • A community for 7 years
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