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Definition of Essayist

Essayist

  1. A writer of an essay, or of essays.

Essayist Quotations

I am a better novelist than a poet, playwright, or essayist.
Jose Saramago

In effect I am not a novelist, but rather a failed essayist who started to write novels because he didn't know how to write essays.
Jose Saramago

The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
Manuel Puig

I'm a novelist, a critic, an essayist - I tend to see politics as a subset of cultures rather than the other way around. It's a human enterprise, a tool or a technology revealing our collective inner self.
Walter Kirn

Essayists, like poets, are born and not made, and for one worth remembering, the world is confronted with a hundred not worth reading. Your true essayist is, in a literary sense, the friend of everybody.
William Ernest Henley
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Essayist Translations

essayist in German is Verfasser
essayist in Italian is autore
essayist in Spanish is ensayista

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