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woman of letters

n. pl. women of letters
A woman who is devoted to literary or scholarly pursuits: "[Eva Le Gallienne] was ... a woman of letters who produced forcefully elegant translations of Ibsen and Hans Christian Andersen" (Margo Jefferson).

wom′an of let′ters


n.
a woman engaged in literary or scholarly pursuits.
[1815–20]
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The exhibit surveys the historic milestones and achievements of the only student paper to have an entry in the Cultural of the Center of the Philippines' Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, for having produced many of the country's top men and women of letters, artists, media trailblazers, scholars, and educators.
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Chapters Three and Four analyze Kavanagh's significant contributions to women's history--both political and literary--in the nonfiction text Woman in France during the Eighteenth Century and the two-volume set French Women of Letters and English Women of Letters.

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