Definition of literary executor in English:
A person entrusted with a dead writer’s papers and copyrighted and unpublished works.
- Landor, Dickens, and Carlyle appointed him their literary executor.
- Churchill left a will on his death-bed, naming Wilkes as his literary executor.
- After his death, his literary executors proposed to publish an edited version of these diaries, covering the period 1964-1966.
Definition of literary executor in:
- US English dictionary
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