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afterword

a concluding section, commentary, etc. as of a book: The author’s widow wrote the afterword.
Not to be confused with:
afterward – at a later or subsequent time: We attended the meeting and afterward we went to dinner.

af·ter·word

 (ăf′tər-wûrd′)
n.

afterword

(ˈɑːftəˌwɜːd)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an epilogue or postscript in a book, etc

af•ter•word

(ˈæf tərˌwɜrd, ˈɑf-)

n.
a concluding section, commentary, etc., as of a book or treatise; closing statement.
[1885–90]
Translations

afterword

[ˈɑftəˈwɜːd] Nepílogo m

afterword

[ˈɑːftərwɜːrd] npostface f

afterword

nNachwort nt
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I searched for answers as to why he cut his Urdu Divan drastically, but not his Persian, I felt the need to read the Dibachahs (Forewords) and Khatimahs (Afterwords) of the Divans.
"FX also announced that immediately following the premiere, a live post-show, "Anarchy Afterwords," will air," (http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/sons-of-anarchy-season-7-to-premiere-sept-9-1201264194/) Variety reports.
Flynn has also added afterwords for each story which describe how he came to write each piece, a great way of answering the standard question, "Where do you get your ideas?"
Doctorow is a well-known tech journalist and novelist, and Afterwords by a security technologist and an Xbox hacker from MIT reinforce the message about the importance of standing up for freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution.
This latter purpose is fulfilled not only by the inclusion of those essays awarded the Florence Howe Award between 1990 and 2004, but also by the individual authors' revealing afterwords, as well as Florence Howe's foreword and the editors' introduction, the latter of which includes an interesting overview of developments in feminist criticism since 1990.
'Afterwords' includes 250 letters, many of them from other writers such as E.M.
While this is no textbook, it is held together by the editors' delimitation and description of a new field in their "Introduction: books and the sciences" and by the two contributions in a reflective vein contained in the "Afterwords": Nick Jardine's "Books, texts, and the making of knowledge" and Adrian Johns' "The past, present, and future of the scientific book." Readers, who are likely to be involved already in the study of these questions, are thereby invited to consider problems of scope and method in relation to two disciplines, one of them now much more attentive to its social context and the other still coming to terms with its recent fashionableness.
Rampersad offers new afterwords to both volumes of the centennial edition of The Life of Langston Hughes.
"At the time of adoption, or any time afterwords," she says, "a natural mother should be able, and indeed should be encouraged, to seek some access to her child."
Area police and the people present at the hotel said that eight traders along with two children had their dinner and started fainting one after the other soon afterwords.
This volume contains ten essays (two in French, eight in English) framed by John O'Brien's introduction and Terence Cave's "Afterwords." The contributions explore a wide range of texts from critical perspectives including deconstruction, new historicism, feminism, and reader-oriented approaches.
Following each chapter, Stern includes an afterword intended to elaborate on, or complicate, the subject, offering a view from the provinces to complement a chapter focused largely on Santiago, to cite only one example.