Definitions

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  • n. One who writes epics.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An epicist is a special kind of Catholic priest who drives the devil out of the details; to confuse demons, they take unto themselves the names of long-dead authors of dull historical novels.

    Nobel Prize

  • If only I were an epicist, I might have had a chance.

    Nobel Prize

  • The academy described Lessing as 'that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny.'

    Nobel Prize

  • Crider, who showed promise as a poet and then as a novelist favoring shorter works, has in recent years become a fourth-rate epicist.

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  • [AS] – They describe you, in their citation, as "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny".

    Doris Lessing - Interview

  • She was described by the Swedish Academy as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”.

    doris lessing | a hunger for books « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Announcing the award in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with skepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilization to scrutiny.”

    Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

  • The Nobel Prize site describes her as: "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny"

    Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize

  • The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2007 is awarded to the English writer Doris Lessing, "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny."

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The Nobel Prize Academy, in presenting the award, called her an "epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny."

    Doris Lessing Wins 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature

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  • Hahaha!

    October 26, 2007

  • I think it sounds like a really classic zit.

    (Not really.)

    October 26, 2007

  • A writer of epic poetry.

    October 26, 2007