a book or other collection of selected writings by various authors, usually in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject: an anthology of Elizabethan drama; an anthology of modern philosophy.
a collection of selected writings by one author.
- an·tho·log·i·cal [an-thuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌæn θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective
- an·tho·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- an·thol·o·gist, noun
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How to use anthology in a sentence
This anthology series is devoted to the monsters lurking across the United States — and within us.This Weekend: Escape This Messy World With a Memoir | Joshua Eferighe | November 6, 2020 | Ozy
Its director was a man of letters and an anthologist of repute.The Drunkard | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
But the anthologist had not been 'wrapped up' like the rest of us.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front | E. W. Hornung
I think "Identified" might be commended to a short story anthologist.
Indeed the pangs of the anthologist, if he has conscience, are burdensome.Modern Essays | John Macy
British Dictionary definitions for anthology
a collection of literary passages or works, esp poems, by various authors
any printed collection of literary pieces, songs, works of art, etc
- anthological (ˌænθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective
- anthologist, noun
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