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Synonyms for amanuensis

someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)

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Of course this violation of Juan's employment as an amanuensis doesn't go unnoticed.
The amanuensis crafts, writes, edits, and publishes the slave narrative.
Although the circle of six friends includes many others by their connections, one would have liked to read more about Handel's amanuensis and secretary, John Christopher Smith, who surely played as significant a role in Handel's life as the friends highlighted here, and with whom there must have been more than a purely business relationship over such a long period of time working together.
An amanuensis is one who produces a fair copy, or takes dictation.
During all those years, the First Lady was not only a constant supporter, but amanuensis, gofer, publicist, exhorter, organizer, and companion.
I didn't know, as a very little girl in Brussels, why my mother had two lines of blue tattooed numbers on her left arm," Von Furstenberg (or her amanuensis, Linda Bird Francke) writes.
Chapter Three examines the relationship between women and their writing masters, scribes, and secretaries, considering the ways in which messages were transmitted, the metaphorical resonances found in the use of an amanuensis, the circulation of information, and the ambiguities inherent in the context of scribal and secretarial intervention.
The 10-song collection, each telling a story of how the material and spiritual worlds intersect, is set for release on Vega's own label, Amanuensis Productions, that same month.
Caroline Herschel is often thought of as William's amanuensis and not as a serious astronomer in her own right.
Amanuensis is available for purchase online through the author's website, from the publisher, Amazon.
Gilbert Adalr's adaptation of his novel "A Closed Book" pits a blind art critic against his amanuensis in his English castle, but the resulting game of cat-and-mouse will make more noise in ancillary than in this limited theatrical window.
SITKOVETSKY DUO Bromsgrove Festival at Avoncroft Museum Bromsgrove Festival's evening celebrating Delius' sesquicentenary was a charming idea, attracting a large audience to the atmospherically medieval (despite its name) New Guesten Hall for a recital by one of the most spectacular recent prizewinners of the festival's International Young Musician's Platform, and beginning with a screening of Ken Russell's acclaimed television documentary recounting the years the young Eric Fenby devoted himself as amanuensis to the blind, paralysed and dying composer.
Marlowe was a possibility as an amanuensis for a while, although any scholar who has studied the plays of the respective playwrights would know immediately that Marlowe indulged in grandiose themes in mediocre rhyme, compared to Shakespeare.
Moreover, in the same spirit of magnanimity that impelled Lord Rockingham to make Edmund Burke his amanuensis, Nicholas befriended me--then as now, a poor Russian writer--and had me elected to his club.