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Initials and pseudonyms

a dictionary of literary disguises

by William Cushing

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Published by T. Y. Crowell & Co. in New York .
Written in English

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

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    Statementby William Cushing
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 606 p.
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14714911M
    LC Control Number01026299


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To differentiate brands and write in different genres. Many writers are prolific across different genres but to keep fans from being confused, authors use separate names, so. Waltham: Mark Press, cloth. tall thick 8vo. cloth. iv,; vi, pages. 2 volumes. Reprint of the first edition. Covers American and English initials and pseudonyms from the beginning of the 18th century to Spots on front free endpaper of first volume.

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Initials And Pseudonyms - A Dictionary Of Literary DisguisesAuthor: William Cushing. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises, Volume 1. William Cushing. Crowell & Company, - Anonyms and pseudonyms, American - pages.

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Detroit: Gale Research Co., (OCoLC) Full text of "Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises" See other formats. 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 Initials and pseudonyms book of reasons related to the marketing or aesthetic.

Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises by Cushing, William, Publication date Topics Anonyms and pseudonyms, American, Anonyms and pseudonyms, English Publisher New York: T.Y.

Crowell & Co. Collection bostonpubliclibrary; americanaPages: Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises.

Second series. I was going to use initials in my author name to differentiate between the two genres I write in but a post by another author made me change my mind. He writes in three different genres and said he made the decision to use his full name and trust.

When up-and-coming author J.K. Rowling was getting ready to publish her first Harry Potter book, her publishers asked her to change her name from Joanne to.

5 Authors Who Used Pseudonyms. by Joel Cunningham / J at pm Rowling’s publishers feared boys wouldn’t read a book written by an icky girl, so they subbed in a few gender-ambiguous initials (the author has no middle name but Author: Joel Cunningham.

Looking for the abbreviation of Pseudonym. Find out what is the most common shorthand of Pseudonym on. The Web's largest and most authoritative acronyms and abbreviations resource. Authors whose last names are represented by initials generally appear in one of two categories.

The first category includes authors whose names are stage names or pseudonyms. Consider as an example the songwriter Karen O. Her real name is Karen Orzolek, but her stage name is intended to be understood as a unit, not as a first name and an. Pen names, also known as pseudonyms and noms de plume, are more popular than ever.

Like brand names, they are designed to be catchy, memorable and suited to the genre. Writers switch genders and nationalities. Plain-Janes leap into exotic personas. X-gens with hyphenated surnames opt for something short. I am often asked if using a pen name is.

"My first adult book was a bit racy so we needed to keep the genres separate. I'd just written a children's story called Lucy the Diamond Fairy (under another pseudonym) and so.

8 famous authors who used secret pseudonyms Having already shortened her name to a gender-ambiguous set of initials, Joanne Rowling recently set the book-reading world reeling when it. Our Review Board is now open. Submit your prose, poetry, or book today. Many writers use pen names—but there’s a right way and a wrong way to publish your book, stories, poems, or essays under a pseudonym.

Actors and artists often use fictitious names, and writers sometimes choose to create under a different persona as well. A pseudonym is a name adopted by a person for a particular purpose, which differs from his or her true name. A pseudonym may be used by social activists or politicians for political purposes or by others for religious purposes.

It may be a soldier's noms de guerre or an author's nom de may be a performer's stage name or an alias used by visual artists, athletes, fashion designers, or. 7 Pseudonyms fl- An author of a copyrighted work can use a pseudonym or pen name. A work is pseudonymous if the author is identified on copies or phonorecords of the work by a fictitious name.

Nick­File Size: 32KB. A pseudonym (soo-do-nim) or alias is a fake name a person uses instead of their real name.

Many people use pseudonyms, including authors and performers (stage names).People use pseudonyms for several different reasons: to hide identity, gender, and/or (such as rappers) also use pseudonyms to match their stage personality better. Pseudonyms can include stage names, screen names.

Author pseudonyms/pen names. Some authors write or have written under multiple names. When editing or adding information for a book written by an author with multiple names, enter the author's name as it appears on the front cover as the primary author.

The author's. Since the rise of modern literature, authors have adopted pen names to disguise their identity for one reason or another. Pen names, or pseudonyms, are the names we see printed on the title page or by-lines of books and other written documents that are used in place of birth names.

These fictitious signatures held more weight in previous decades, where women who historically had to hide their. Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book. Twitter and other social media platforms teemed with memories and thoughts about the series and its author, J.

Rowling. There's an inspirational "keep on keeping on" story about how many times Rowling was rejected by agents and publishers before someone. How Do We Judge Books Written Under Pseudonyms. or that boys shy from reading female authors — and so had chosen to be known by her.

Here are the inspiring stories behind seven famous female authors who've used male pseudonyms. J.K. Rowling as Robert Galbraith J.K.

Rowling became the UK's best-selling author thanks to the Harry Author: Hayley Spencer. Filed under: Anonyms and pseudonyms. A Concise Handbook of Ancient and Modern Literature, Issued Either Anonymously, Under Pseudonyms, or Initials (London: The author, ), by Frederick Marchmont (multiple formats at ) Pseudonyms of Authors, Including Anonyms and Initialisms (originally published ), by John Edward Haynes.

C.S. Lewis – the famous author of The Chronicles of Narnia used two different pseudonyms: “Clive Hamilton” for his poems and “N.

Clerk” for his book about grief and bereavement. Eric Blair – used the pseudonym “ George Orwell ” for most of his books because he felt he wasn’t established enough in his writing career to. While the Bachman book Thinner s copies during its initial run init then sold ten times as many when it was revealed that Bachman was, in fact, King.

Real name: C. Lewis Pen Author: Stylist Team. 10 Famous Females Who Used Male Pen names. Authors will also use pseudonyms to conceal their true heritage or to conceal their true gender. In a world wrought with a history of sexism and gender inequality, female writers have hidden their true gender behind the veil of masculine pen names for centuries.

The book was celebrated for its. Marion Gibbons (née Chesney; 10 June – 30 December ) was a Scottish writer of romance and mystery novels, whose career as a published author began in She wrote numerous successful historical romance novels under a form of her maiden name, Marion Chesney, including the "Travelling Matchmaker" and "Daughters of Mannerling" series.

Using the pseudonym M. Beaton, she also Children: Charles Gibbons. Retrieved from "?title=Index:Initials_and_pseudonyms,_first_series_(Cushing).djvu&oldid=". hmm, I think should just kinda just up to them, I don't really judge a book by the name of the author, but I like pseudonyms.

if I ever published a book, I'd probably use one, just because my name is kind of bland and also REALLY common (first and last). i like names that actually look like names and aren't really out of place, but I also like one-word pseudonyms.

Cool. I liked the sound of that. Is it possible J.R.R. Tolkien was showing off by adding three initials to his book covers? His friend and contemporary C.S.

Lewis was satisfied with just two. I’ve always wanted to be kind of cool—so there you have it. Mystery solved. Now you know why so many authors use initials instead of full first name.A pseudonym (also known as a Pen Name) is a name you can give yourself for the purpose of anonymity or just to have a better sounding name.

Some types of pseudonyms are: stage names for actors, pen names for writers and aliases for computer users who want to remain anonymous.

For stage names the aim is to have a more marketable name that can easily be remembered.