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Definition of Anthology

Anthology

  1. A discourse on flowers.
  2. A collection of flowers; a garland.
  3. A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; -- particularly applied to a collection of ancient Greek epigrams.
  4. A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services.

Anthology Quotations

I was in juvenile detention center, and I was in Rikers Island. And there was an anthology written by the inmates called 'The Pen,' and I - you know, I had a crush on a girl, and she left me when I was incarcerated. And I found this poem in this anthology that talked about having your heart broken and being incarcerated.
Lemon Andersen

A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure.
Robert Graves

You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm.
Robyn Davidson

My first encounter with James was when I was seventeen. My brother brought home from the public library a science fiction anthology, which included 'The Beast in the Jungle.' It swept me away. I had a strange, somewhat uncanny feeling that it was the story of my life.
Cynthia Ozick

Now, to read poetry at all is to have an ideal anthology of one's own, and in that possession to be incapable of content with the anthologies of all the world besides.
William Ernest Henley
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Anthology Translations

anthology in Dutch is antologie, bloemlezing
anthology in French is anthologie
anthology in German is Gedichtsammlung
anthology in Swedish is antologi
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