Definition of anthologize in English:


(also anthologise)


[with object]usually as adjective anthologized
  • Include (an author or work) in an anthology.

    ‘the most anthologized of today's poets’
    • ‘Her essays, poems, stories and translations have been widely anthologized.’
    • ‘They have also been widely anthologized in Australia.’
    • ‘‘Night March’ is O'Brien's most widely anthologized story.’
    • ‘It is a wildly ambitious essay that has been anthologized elsewhere, but it resonates here more than ever, finally nestled among the other work that occasioned it.’
    • ‘His works have been read in a variety of college and university literature courses, and have been anthologized in collections by Random House and Dover.’
    • ‘These songs have been widely anthologized as part of early African-American literary history, while their role in African-Canadian literary history has received only cursory attention in comparison.’
    • ‘One of her most famous pieces, ‘I Stand Here Ironing,’ has been repeatedly anthologized.’
    • ‘She has continued to write for the young as well as the adult reader, and her work has been widely anthologized and has won numerous awards.’
    • ‘Thus it is surprising that while her works are widely anthologized and taught in African American and women's studies courses, critical attention to her more than fifty years of writing has been less substantial than one might expect.’
    • ‘In my composition and writing classes, when students discuss Malcom X's popularly anthologized autobiographical piece detailing how he acquired the fundamentals of reading and writing, they explore the meaning of literacy.’
    • ‘‘Round About Midnight’ is one of Kaufman's most anthologized poems.’
    • ‘Her ode to the Alabama River, simply titled, ‘The Alabama,’ became one of her most anthologized poems.’
    • ‘Her work has appeared in many magazines, and has been widely anthologized.’
    • ‘Virtually all anthologies after the first, in any particular field or area, tend to include a substantial amount of material that has been anthologized before, for a variety of reasons.’
    • ‘Her work is widely anthologised and has been translated into French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch.’
    • ‘No reader will fail to discover unfamiliar poems and poets, old favorites that have never before been anthologized, and new enthusiasms.’
    • ‘She is much anthologised, frequently quoted and feted by the organisers of literary festivals and the like who can recognise a crowd-puller when they see one.’
    • ‘His work has been widely anthologized, and he has been Writer-in-Residence at North County Community College in Saranac Lake, New York.’
    • ‘Many of them have not been anthologized before, so this is a chance to see one of the masters of the genre from his early days.’
    • ‘Her poetry has been anthologized over the past two decades, most recently in Best American Poetry 2000.’
    assemble, put together, make up, collate, compose, marshal, organize, arrange, sort out, systematize, systemize
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