Monograph vs Treatise - What's the difference?

Monograph is a synonym of treatise.

 

As nouns the difference between monograph and treatise

 is that monograph is a scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects, usually written by one person while treatise is a formal, usually lengthy, systematic discourse on some subject. 

As a verb monograph

 is to write a monograph on (a subject). 

monograph

Noun

(en noun)

  • A scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects, usually written by one person.
I had never given much thought to the role of darkness in ordinary human affairs until I read a monograph prepared by John Staudenmaier, a historian of technology and a Jesuit priest, for a recent conference at MIT.” Cullen Murphy, “Hello Darkness”, ”The Atlantic Monthly , March 1996, Volume 277, No. 3, pp. 22-24.

Verb

(en verb)

  • To write a monograph on (a subject).
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=April 26, author=Charles Isherwood, title=A Long Wait for Another Shot at Broadway, work=New York Times citation

, passage=It is among the most studied, monographed , celebrated and sent-up works of modern art, and perhaps as influential as any from the last century. }}

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treatise

Noun

(en noun)

  • A formal, usually lengthy, systematic discourse on some subject.
  • *
  • *:“[…] We are engaged in a great work, a treatiseon our river fortifications, perhaps?? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic??”
  • *2005 , (Plato), Sophist . Translation by Lesley Brown. .
  • *:And if someone wants to know how to make objections to actual craftsmen themselves on the subject of art in general or any particular art, there are published treatises available, as you know.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Sarah Glaz

, title= Ode to Prime Numbers , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.}}

Synonyms

* dissertation * disquisition * monograph * treatment (Informal explanation, usually in essay form.)

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