epistolography

[ih-pis-tl-og-ruh-fee]
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noun

the practices and principles of letter writing; art of epistolary composition.

Nearby words

  1. epistolary,
  2. epistolary novel,
  3. epistoler,
  4. epistolic,
  5. epistolize,
  6. epistrophe,
  7. epistropheus,
  8. epistyle,
  9. episyllogism,
  10. epit.

Origin of epistolography

1885–90; < Latin epistol(a) epistle + -o- + -graphy

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Examples from the Web for epistolography

  • It is hardly strange that Callirhoe concealed this masterpiece of epistolography from her jealous husband, Chaereas.

    Essays on the Greek Romances|Elizabeth Hazelton Haight