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anthology Saltos de línea: an|thol¦ogy
Pronunciación: /anˈθɒlədʒi/

Definición de anthology en inglés:

sustantivo (plural anthologies)

1A published collection of poems or other pieces of writing: an anthology of European poetry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A young football fan is to see her name in print and her soccer poem published in an anthology.
  • She notes that because much of today's market is dependent on college survey courses, among the volumes of poetry published, only anthologies can hope for mass-market success.
  • She has had poetry published in several anthologies, and short stories in a range of journals and magazines.
1.1A collection of songs or musical compositions issued in one album: a double-CD anthology of Moby Grape, the legendary Sixties San Francisco band
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You may find it more satisfying to listen to their early albums rather than this anthology.
  • Any anthology of Lennon's work draws comparisons with his songwriting partner.
  • Jay is currently working with past members of the band in order to put out an anthology for a soon to be issued pressing.
Sinónimos
collection, selection, compendium, treasury, compilation, miscellany, pot-pourri
archaic garland

Derivados

anthologist

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Pronunciación: /anˈθɒlədʒɪst/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • If only anthologists would give the date and title of collections that poems are drawn from they would help readers place the material in some context.
  • He's one of England's most active and knowledgable anthologists.
  • Despite the efforts of most anthologists, her writing also resists stereotyping.

Origen

Mid 17th century: via French or medieval Latin from Greek anthologia, from anthos 'flower' + -logia 'collection' (from legein 'gather'). In Greek, the word originally denoted a collection of the ‘flowers’ of verse, i.e. small choice poems or epigrams, by various authors.

Más
  • An anthology is literally a collection of flowers. The Greek word anthologia (from anthos ‘flower’, source also of the botanical anther (early 18th century), and logia ‘collection’) was applied to a collection of the ‘flowers’ of verse, poems by various authors that had been chosen as being especially fine. Writing in 1580, the French essayist Montaigne uses the same metaphor: ‘It could be said of me that in this book I have only made up a bunch of other men's flowers, providing of my own only the string that ties them together.’ See also posy

Palabras que riman con anthology

aetiology (US etiology), amphibology, andrology,

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