Definition of anthologize in US English:


(British anthologise)


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

    ‘the most anthologized of today's poets’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘No reader will fail to discover unfamiliar poems and poets, old favorites that have never before been anthologized, and new enthusiasms.’
    • ‘Her poetry has been anthologized over the past two decades, most recently in Best American Poetry 2000.’
    • ‘They have also been widely anthologized in Australia.’
    • ‘Her work is widely anthologised and has been translated into French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch.’
    • ‘One of her most famous pieces, ‘I Stand Here Ironing,’ has been repeatedly anthologized.’
    • ‘Her ode to the Alabama River, simply titled, ‘The Alabama,’ became one of her most anthologized poems.’
    • ‘‘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.’
    • ‘Her essays, poems, stories and translations have been widely anthologized.’
    • ‘‘Round About Midnight’ is one of Kaufman's most anthologized poems.’
    • ‘Her work has appeared in many magazines, and has been widely anthologized.’
    • ‘His work has been widely anthologized, and he has been Writer-in-Residence at North County Community College in Saranac Lake, New York.’
    assemble, put together, make up, collate, compose, marshal, organize, arrange, sort out, systematize, systemize
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