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penwoman

(ˈpɛnˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a female writer
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I question Crumpackers' claim that "Burr saw herself both as a pious woman who wrote and as a learned penwoman in the long and respectable European tradition of literary women" (98).
Meanwhile, in the realm of literature, avante garde writer Anais Nin in the 1960s had clearly signaled as she published her multivolume diaries that these were mere suggestive morsels, authorized versions of her inner life artistically selected by the penwoman herself.