authoress


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authoress

(ˈɔːθəˌrɛs)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) old-fashioned or derogatory a female author
Usage: The gender-neutral form of authoress is author

au•thor•ess

(ˈɔ θər ɪs)

n.
a woman who is an author.
[1485–95]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.authoress - a woman authorauthoress - a woman author      
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Translations

authoress

[ˈɔːθərɪs] Nautora f

authoress

[ˈɔːθərɛs] n (old-fashioned)femme f écrivain, écrivaine f

authoress

authoress

[ˈɔːθərɪs] nautrice f
References in classic literature ?
Greek] The authoress has bungled by borrowing these words verbatim from the "Iliad", without prefixing the necessary "do not," which I have supplied.
I do not think the authoress thought all this out, but attribute the strangeness of the coincidence to unconscious cerebration and saturation.
In line 164 we do indeed find Echeneus proposing that a drink-offering should be made to Jove, but Mercury is evidently, according to our authoress, the god who was most likely to be of use to them.
The authoress is here adopting an Iliadic line (xix.
I suspect that the authoress in her mind makes Telemachus come back from Pylos to the Lilybaean promontory and thence to Trapani through the strait between the Isola Grande and the mainland--the island of Asteria being the one on which Motya afterwards stood.
79} For the reasons why it was necessary that the night should be so exceptionally dark see "The Authoress of the Odyssey" pp.
The authoress has got it all wrong, but it does not matter.
For fuller explanation see "The Authoress of the Odyssey" pp.
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He introduced Miss Briggs to the lady with whom he happened to be walking, the Lady Jane Sheepshanks, saying, "Lady Jane, permit me to introduce to you my aunt's kindest friend and most affectionate companion, Miss Briggs, whom you know under another title, as authoress of the delightful 'Lyrics of the Heart,' of which you are so fond.
Lady Jane was the old Earl's favourite daughter, and tended him and loved him sincerely: as for Lady Emily, the authoress of the "Washerwoman of Finchley Common," her denunciations of future punishment (at this period, for her opinions modified afterwards) were so awful that they used to frighten the timid old gentleman her father, and the physicians declared his fits always occurred after one of her Ladyship's sermons.
Blake's interference has placed her as an authoress, seems due on the ground of common justice.