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See also 53. BOOKS ; 104. CRITICISM ; 236. LANGUAGE ; 237. LANGUAGE STYLE ; 248. LITERARY STYLE ; 249. LITERATURE ; 346. READING ; 354. RHETORIC and RHETORICAL DEVICES ; 409. VERSE .
- 1. an author’s use of a name belonging to another, especially to a well-known person.
- 2. the state or quality, in a name, of being an allonym.
- a name of one person used by another, such as a writer using the name of someone other than himself for concealment of identity or other purpose. Cf. pseudonym . —allonymous, adj.
- the use by a female writer of a male pseudonym. —pseudandrous, adj.
- the use by a male writer of a female pseudonym. —pseudogynous, adj.
- a nom de plume or fictitious name, especially one used by an author to conceal his identity. Cf. allonymy . —pseudonymous, adj.
- 1. use of a pseudonym by an author to conceal his identity.
- 2. the state or quality of being pseudonymous.
- an obsession with the expectation of publication.
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