epistolography love

Definitions

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  • n. The art or practice of writing epistles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art or practice of writing epistles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or practice of writing letters.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • Novels, published in 1696, ‘The Life of Mrs. Behn written by one of the Fair Sex’, a frequently reprinted (and even expanded) compilation crowded with romantic incidents that savour all too strongly of the Italian novella, with sentimental epistolography and details which can but be accepted cautiously and in part.

    A Memoir of Mrs. Behn

  • Italian classical tradition proper — in grammar and rhetoric, in epistolography and oratory.

    HUMANISM IN ITALY

  • During this Khalifate were also produced the earliest germs of stylistics, epistolography and mysticism, all of which were more fully developed under the Abbasides.

    Arabic Authors A Manual of Arabian History and Literature

  • a frequently reprinted (and even expanded) compilation crowded with romantic incidents that savour all too strongly of the Italian novella, with sentimental epistolography and details which can but be accepted cautiously and in part.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

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