anthologist anthologist

Definition(s):

  • (n) an editor who makes selections for an anthology

Usage(s):

  1. The anthologist and the poet corresponded for 46 years.
  2. Historian, anthologist and member of the Spanish Academy of Letters, Diaz-Plaja uses as his yardstick the seven deadly sins of medieval theology.
  3. The anthologist and the poet corresponded for 46 years.

News

  1. Talking to Nicholson Baker about 'Traveling Sprinkler'

    The poet character from Nicholson Baker's 2010 'The Anthologist' is back in a new novel, writing songs along with the author. Nicholson Baker never meant to write a sequel to "The Anthologist." And yet, he explains by phone from his home in Maine, the narrator of that 2010 novel, a poet named Paul Chowder, kept demanding to be heard.
    on September 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Editor’s Choice: 'Traveling Sprinkler’ by Nicholson Baker

    Traveling Sprinkler by Nicholson Baker; Blue Rider Press, 291 pages ($26.95). When last we left Paul Chowder, he was “The Anthologist” in Nicholson Baker’s daftly erudite and sparklingly eccentric novel of the same name – in other words, perhaps America’s most instransigent advocate of rhymed poetry, however minor a practitioner of it he was.
    on September 10, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

Quotes

  1. "It is the first documentation, archiving of my work. We started working on the book three years ago. I had to choose from thousands of slides to digitise them in CDs. I also helped the gallery and the anthologist track my work. Documentation of the...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Anjolie Ela Menon Source: South Asia Mail

  2. "But then I was talking with (assistant artistic producer) Beth Emelson, who is one of the chief delights of the Folger, and she said, 'Well, it really ought to be an evening of Shakespeare.' And I'd never thought of that. I am an anthologist, you...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Roger Rees Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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