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Nom de plume

a (secret) history of pseudonyms

by Carmela Ciuraru

  • 306 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anonyms and pseudonyms,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCarmela Ciuraru
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1041 .C55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24792077M
    ISBN 100061735264
    ISBN 109780061735264
    LC Control Number2010053603

    - Writing technique and inspiration. See more ideas about Writing, Writing tips and Writing a book pins.   With a central focus that remains urgent and appealing for 21st century readers even as it dissects the personal lives of authors long past, Nom de Plume is surely an important book.”-Chelsea Now Magazine “Nom De Plume is wildly entertaining, almost gossipy, but travels on the high end of the literary landscape. This book is beyond great.

    Born Eric Arthur Blair, Orwell never entirely abandoned his original name, but his first book, Down and Out in Paris and London, appeared in as the work of George Orwell (the surname he derived from the beautiful River Orwell in East Anglia).In time his nom de plume became so closely attached to him that few people but relatives knew his real name was Blair. Read writing from Nom de Plume on Medium. Roaming freely the online jungle Every day, Nom de Plume and thousands of other voices read, write, and share important stories on.

    children's book There Once Was a Kitty Named Digit, a delightful "tail" about a big little kitty with twenty-seven toes. Under the nom de plume of "Zadie Cahill" Ardyce writes sweet and funny limericks to accompany her playful illustrations. nom de plume definition: 1. a pen name 2. a pen name. Learn more.


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JK Rowling has spoken of the "liberating experience" of adopting a nom de plume after it was revealed that the Harry Potter creator was behind a. Selena Montgomery is the nom de plume of Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams. As Selena Montgomery, she is an award-winning author of eight romantic suspense novels.

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Nom de plume is the French version of pseudonym, but it means the same thing. Quite literally nom de plume translates to “name of feather” in English. Nom is ‘name’, de is ‘of’, and plume is ‘feather’ (think of a quill, which is what writer’s of the past typically used before the invention of the typewriter and such).

A pen name, or "nom de plume" (French for "pen name"), is a pseudonym (sometimes a particular form of the real name) adopted by an author (or on the author's behalf by their publishers). Some female authors used male pen names, in particular in the 19th century, when writing was a male-dominated profession.

The Brontë sisters used pen names for their early work, so as not to reveal their. In Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms, Carmela Ciuraru (her real name) chronicles the lives of 16 notable authors who wrote under false names, and recounts the lives of the pseudonyms themselves.

Samuel Clemens, for example, was born in Missouri inbut Mark Twain was born in Nevada inand Ciuraru ’96JRN accounts for. J.K. Rowling On Her Nom De Plume Robert Galbraith What's in a name.

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Yet, as Nom de Plume reminds us, this was not always the case. Exploring the fascinating stories of more than a dozen authorial impostors across several centuries and cultures, Carmela Ciuraru plumbs the creative process and the darker, often crippling aspects of fame.

The Pen Name meaning is an assumed name used by a writer instead of their real name. Some people also call a pen name a: pseudonym; alias; fake name; pseudo name; nom de plume; You might be wondering are pen names legal. And the good news is that Amazon and other platforms are okay with authors using pen names.

Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. For these writers and many others, from Mark Twain to Stan Lee to RobertJordan, the invocation of a nom de plume has been an essential part inthe creation of an authorial identity.

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In a really rather pleasing slice of irony, Lieber has become so famous as his nom de plume that he has legally changed his name to Stan Lee.

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