One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Doctor of Letters.
- ‘On the same morning, he will be given a Doctor of Letters (DLitt).’
- ‘Perhaps the most important Irish novelist writing today, he counts among his many accolades multiple Arts Council awards and an honorary DLitt from Trinity College, Dublin.’
- ‘She won the Patrick White Literary Award in 1983 and received an honorary DLitt from the University of Sydney in 1986.’
- ‘The archive aims to have the catalog of its entire collection available via the Web by next year, says director Graham Richards, DLitt, a professor of psychology at Staffordshire University.’
2Doctor of Literature.
From Latin Doctor Litterarum.
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