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Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names

Atkinson, Frank

Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names

a selection of popular modern writers in English

by Atkinson, Frank

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Published by C. Bingley, Linnet Books in London, Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anonyms and pseudonyms, English,
  • Anonyms and pseudonyms, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Atkinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1065 .A84 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23292704M
    ISBN 10020801540X
    LC Control Number75017933

    3 The Dictionary of Pseudonyms states that the River Orwell was the river "on whose banks he had lived", which seems improbable, given the 40 miles of separation. It is quite possible, though, that Blair spent time in Ipswich and on the river. A pseudonym is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which differs from his or her original or true name (). [1] Pseudonyms include stage names, screen names, pen names, nicknames, aliases, superhero identities and code names, gamer identifications, and regnal names of emperors, popes and other ically they have often taken the form of anagrams.

    Dean Koontz is a rather eccentric character who used pseudonyms in some of his written works. He has used nine pen names and apparently revealed he has no secret names. ‘Eyes of Darkness’ was written using the pseudonym, Leigh Nichols. In a dictionary of 13, pseudonyms, the name Leigh Nichols represents neither a male nor a female but a. Dictionary of pseudonyms: 13, assumed names and their origins Adrian Room Substantially revised and enlarged, this new edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms includes more than 2, new entries, bringing the volume's total to approximat assumed .

    Pseudonyms are often used to hide an individual's real identity], as with writers' pen names, graffiti artists' tags, resistance fighters' or terrorists' noms de guerre, and computer computer hackers' computer user handles. Actors, musicians, and other performers sometimes use stage names, for example, to mask their ethnic backgrounds. Despite the use of French words in the phrase nom de plume, the term did not originate in France.H. W. Fowler and F. G. Fowler, in The King's English [2] state that the term nom de plume "evolved" in Britain, where people wanting a "literary" phrase, failed to understand the term nom de guerre, which already existed in guerre means war in French, nom de guerre did not make sense.


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Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names by Atkinson, Frank Download PDF EPUB FB2

Text free of underlining, writing and highlighting. Retired library book with usual library markings. From the Foreword: This is a radically revised, expanded, and updated version of the book that first appeared in under the title of Naming Names, subtitled Stories of Pseudonyms and Name Changes, with a Cited by: 4.

Get this from a library. Dictionary of pseudonyms. [Adrian Room] -- Provides the changed names of over 8, people, along with vital dates, country of origin or settlement, and profession. Many entries include the story behind the person's name change. Introductory. A Dictionary of Sporting Pen Names: Pseudonyms of Writers on Many Subjects, Including Angling/ Shooting/ Big Game Hunting/ Archery/ Horses/ Riding, Polo/ Hunting/ Racing/ Yachting/ Cockfighting, etc.

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[Jennifer Mossman;] -- "A guide to pseudonyms, pen names, nicknames, epithets, stage names, cognomens, aliases, and sobriquets of twentieth-century persons, including the subjects' real names, basic biographical. Scope. Pseudonyms include stage names and user names, ring names, pen names, nicknames, aliases, superhero or villain identities and code names, gamer identifications, and regnal names of emperors, popes, and other ically, they have sometimes taken the form of anagrams, Graecisms, and Latinisations, although there are many other methods of choosing a pseudonym.

pseudonym, pen name in English translation and definition "pseudonym, pen name", Dictionary English-English online for a series of ghostwriters who write books in the same style using a template of basic information about the book's characters and their fictional universe.

PREFACE 1 This fifth edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names book a substantially revised and enlarged version of the fourth edition, published in It has more than 2, new entries, making a total of approximat, and an entirely rewritten In.

Examples of pen name in a sentence, how to use it. 90 examples: During the early part of her career, she wrote and illustrated under the pen.

A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author.A pen name may be used to make the author's name more distinctive, to disguise the author's gender, to distance the author from their other works, to protect the author from retribution for their writings, to combine more than one author into a single author, or for any of a number of reasons related to the marketing or aesthetic.

You can use a word processing program to design a fake cover of your book to see how good your pseudonym would look with it. Just put the title in the appropriate font and size at the top and your pseudonym at the bottom. If it doesn't look good, keep working; otherwise, keep it!84%(70).Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names: a selection of popular modern writers in English / Frank Atkinson C.

Bingley ; Linnet Books London: Hamden, Conn Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

A pseudonym is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which differs from his or her original or true name (orthonym).

[1] Popular pseudonyms include stage names, noms de plume (pen names), aliases, gamer identifications, anagrams, Graecisms, Latinisations, mystifications, nicknames, and assumed names (and orders) of popes and monarchs.

Pseudonym Dictionaries (prices/dealers are to indicate relative cost, based on on-line listings, dating back to 3/1/) Atkinson, Frank []. Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names: a selection of popular modern writers in English. 23 cm London: C. Bingley; Hamden, Conn.: Linnet Books.

ISBN: X (Linnet). Read "A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language" by available from Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis.

A pen name, also called a nom de plume (French: [nɔ̃ də plym]) or a literary double, is a pseudonym (or, in some cases, a variant form of a real name) adopted by an author and printed on the title page or by-line of their works in place of their real name.

A pen name may be used to make the author's name more distinctive, to disguise the author's gender, to distance the author from their. Pen names, also known as pseudonyms and noms de plume, are more popular than brand names, they are designed to be catchy, memorable and suited to the genre.

Writers switch genders and nationalities. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction, including Also Familiar Pseudonyms, Surnames Bestowed on Eminent Men, and Analogous Popular Appellations Often Referred to in Literature and Conversation (with appendix; Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., c), by William A.

Wheeler, contrib. by Charles G. ADRIAN ROOM, a self-described "onomastician," or student of the origin and form of names, is the author of some 40 reference books, including dictionaries of. Whilst tidying the shelves recently I came across a book by Catherine Sefton. Nothing odd in that but as I was reading the text on the wrapper flaps I discovered that Catherine Sefton is the pen name of Martin Waddell.

This set me thinking why do some authors use pseudonyms or pen names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary a pseudonym is 'a fictitious name, especially one used by an. Full text of "Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises" See other formats.

pen name an author's pseudonym Pen Name (also, pseudonym), a name used by an author or artist instead of his real name. Pen names have long been used, for various reasons: to escape the censor’s notice, to emphasize a trait of the author or of his work, or to present the author as something other than he actually is (a literary mask).

Other reasons.Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears.

The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive.Dictionary of pseudonyms and pen-names: a selection of popular modern writers in English / Frank Atkinson; Anonyms.

A dictionary of revealed authorship; A dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous publications in the English language / Halkett and Laing; A dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain.