authoress authoress

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman author

Usage(s):

  1. She believes she is the only English authoress who both keeps house and pursues her literary career with out family or marital support.
  2. Novel of Americans in China, by an authoress who supposedly knows both.
  3. The name of the authoress was Marvel Crosson.

News

  • Jane Austen Explains Monetary Policy

    Who knew? Jane Austen was a dyed-in-the-wool, easy-money-loving, stimulus-demanding 'expert' on monetary policy. As Citi's Steven Englander finds in his eloquent new year's note, it seems the antiquated authoress has much sense-and-sensibility to reproach those of us who believe in real money and a return to a real economy. From justifying QE, " Money is the best recipe for happiness, " to the ...
    on December 31, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  • "I remember the astonishment I was greeted with as a young playwright," Vogel, 58, said. "I remember one cast member saying, 'Oh, I didn't realize we were doing a play reading of a woman authoress.' I think it's gotten a little better, but :...
    on May 1, 2010 By: Paula Vogel Source: Kansas City Star

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