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  Pseudonym - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pseudonym (Greek: false name) is a fictitious name used by an individual as an alternative to his or her legal name.
This use of pseudonyms is especially common if the new genre is of a somewhat risqué nature; such was the case of Pauline Réage, the pseudonym under which an editorial secretary with a reputation of near-prudery published Histoire d'O (Story of O), an erotic novel of sadomasochism and sexual slavery.
Pseudonyms are adopted by resistance fighters, terrorists and guerrillas often to make enquiries more difficult, to create and maintain an aura of mystery, and to protect their families from reprisal, although other reasons often may exist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pseudonym   (1965 words)

 PSEUDONYM - LoveToKnow Article on PSEUDONYM
The body of works thus produced either without the authors name or under a fictitious name is known as anonymous and pseudonymous literature, and many books have been published affording a key to the identity of the various writers, forming an important section of bibliography.
The Academy of Upsala is publishing, under the editorship of L. Bygden, a Swedish dictionary Sveiiskt anonym och pseudonym lexikon (1898), andc.
The anonymous and pseudonymous Latin literature of the middle ages has been treated in modern times by A. Franklin, Dictionnaire des noms, andc., latins 1100-1530 (1875), and A. Little, Initia operum latinorum saec.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PS/PSEUDONYM.htm   (510 words)

 UFO Breakfast Recipients
But the set of values that a very large subset of pseudonymous cases "performed" was that of the republican citizen who had divested the particulars of individual identity in order to appear in the public sphere as a featureless equal.
So insofar as the eighteenth-century pseudonym involved a performance, it was quite often a performed submission to a public norm of civility and citizenship.
At some point in an exchange, pseudonymity as such might be declared "cowardice," at which point the opponent would reply that the content of the argument should be all that mattered (implying that the complaint about pseudonymity only arose when the debater had been trumped).
www.ufobreakfast.com /archive/00000159.htm   (1137 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Ideas / What's in a pseudonym?
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 coin names, astronomical names, and streetnames.
But his crowning achievement has got to be the "Dictionary of Pseudonyms" (McFarland), which has just been republished in a revised, much-enlarged 4th edition.
But it's still titillating to discover their lesser-known pseudonyms: Firmin Abauzit, Dominico Zapata, and (in English) Dr. Good Natur'd Wellwisher, among 170 others in the case of Voltaire; and Dominique, Baron de Cutendre, and William Crocodile, among some 200 others in the case of Stendhal.
boston.com /news/globe/ideas/articles/2004/02/01/whats_in_a_pseudonym   (431 words)

 Pseudonym - Famous Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Occasionally, it is to avoid overexposure; Isaac Asimov once had three short stories in one issue of a magazine; the editor introduced two pseudonyms, to avoid readers becoming suspicious.
Actors - and others in show business - rarely use a pseudonym to disguise them selves; rather the opposite, it is intended to build a distinct and visible persona, in most cases.
In the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century, it was established practice for political articles to be signed with pseudonyms, the most famous example being the pen name "Publius " used by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay in writing The Federalist Papers.
www.famous.tc /Pseudonym.html   (789 words)

 pseudonym on Encyclopedia.com
PSEUDONYM [pseudonym] [Gr.,=false name], name assumed, particularly by writers, to conceal identity.
Author Michael Pellegrino (Formerly Known by Pseudonym Michael Gambino) Reaches Major Settlement With Simon & Schuster; Pellegrino Makes National Apology to the Entire Gambino Family for Using the Gambino Name.
Dorkandkozma is a pseudonym for Dora Berkes and Peter Kozma, two artists involved in fine and applied arts who have been working together since 1995
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p1/pseudony.asp   (693 words)

Elizabeth, pseudonym of Countess Russell - Elizabeth: see Russell, Mary Annette.
Mary Jane Latsis - Mary Jane Latsis (pseudonyms Emma Lathen, R. Dominic) mystery writer Born: 1927 Known to readers...
Pearl S(ydenstricker) Buck - Pearl S(ydenstricker) Buck (John Sedges, pseudonym) novelist Born: 6/26/1892 Birthplace: Hillsboro,...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/ent/A0840379.html   (248 words)

 Pseudonym Dictionaries
Pseudonyms and Nicknames Dictionary: A Guide to Aliases, Appellations, Assumed Names...
"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 information, and citations for the sources from which the entries were compiled." Covers authors, sports figures, entertainers, politicians, military leaders, underworld figures, religious leaders, and other contemporary personalities.
Over 1200 hundred authors and 2000 pseudonyms with comprehensive bibliography of each author and bibliographic information on each author.
www.trussel.com /books/pseudic.htm   (433 words)

 Netochka Nezvanova - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Netochka Nezvanova is the enigmatic author of NATO.0+55+3d software, a set of QuickTime externals for Max.
The name Netochka Nezvanova, which can be translated roughly as "nameless nobody", is widely believed to be a pseudonym taken from the name of the eponymous title character in Fyodor Dostoevsky's early unfinished novel.
Famous for her temperamental behaviour, exasperated outbursts and unashamed assaults on others in public, Netochka (or nn for short) made her presence felt through public mailing lists such as Rhizome Raw and nettime.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Netochka_Nezvanova   (363 words)

 Pseudonym Systems - Lysyanskaya, Rivest, Sahai, Wolf (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Abstract: Pseudonym systems allow users to interact with multiple organizations anonymously, using pseudonyms.
The pseudonyms cannot be linked, but are formed in such a way that a user can prove to one organization a statement about his relationship with another.
Previous work in this area did not protect the system against dishonest users who collectively use their pseudonyms and credentials, i.e.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /333609.html   (644 words)

 Pseudonym Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ EveryAvenue.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pseudonym Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ EveryAvenue.com
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www.everyavenue.com /encyclopedia/Pseudonym   (2052 words)

 AllRefer.com - pseudonym (Literature, General) - Encyclopedia
A writer's pseudonym is also referred to as a nom de plume (pen name).
Perhaps because the genre is not considered a serious one, detective story writers often use pseudonyms, especially if they are noted in other fields; for example, the poet C. Day Lewis wrote mysteries under the name Nicholas Blake.
See S. Halkett and J. Laing, Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature (7 vol., rev. ed.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/pseudony.html   (216 words)

Howard Rook is a retired newspaper reporter, who is in constant conflict with his town's Homicide Squad -- except when he finds himself helping them to crack a case wide open.
Audrey and William Roos: see Kelley Roos Kelly Roos: pseudonym of Audrey Roos (nee Kelly) (1912-11 Dec 1982) and William Roos (1911-); 1961 Edgar Allan Poe Award (Mystery Writers of America) for television play.
Rowcliff is big, handsome, decorated for personal bravery, ambitious, and is in teun so irritated by Archie that he stutters when confronted, and Archie, knowing this, starts stuttering first to mock him.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateMystery/authorsR.html   (1490 words)

 Deltoid » Mary Rosh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Posting under a pseudonym is perfectly OK. Inventing a few personal details to explain why Mary was so familiar with Lott’s work I also consider fair game in maintaining the pseudonym.
They don’t seem to have gotten much past the use of the pseudonym (which in itself is perfectly OK).
The reason that he posted under a pseudonym is that trying to rig the download counters as Lott did is against the rules at SSRN and Lott did not want to be caught doing it.
timlambert.org /category/MaryRosh   (9838 words)

 Why a Pseudonym - Katharine Marlowe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ironically, the Marlowe books received universally glowing reviews--better than the books penned under my own name receive, even though they are not substantially different.
I wrote three books under this pseudonym before I ran out of steam and out of publishers.
And since I am no longer able to produce more than a book a year, Katharine has moved into the rocker on the front porch of the retirement home.
www.charlottevaleallen.com /marlowe   (197 words)

 Kelley Advanced Search Page
Blochman, Lawrence G. Brady, Matt (pseudonym of Joseph Shallit)
Queen, Ellery (pseudonym of Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee)
Rice, Craig (pseudonym of Georgiana Ann Randolph Craig)
libweb.lib.buffalo.edu /Kelley/KelleyAdvanced.asp   (185 words)

 Technorati Tag: pseudonym
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 American Scholar: Portrait of a pseudonym.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
American Scholar: Portrait of a pseudonym.@ HighBeam Research
The experiences of an author who wrote novels under a pseudonym are described.
The reasons behind assuming a pseudonym, including political protection or social anonymity, are presented.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:21088764&refid=holomed_1   (168 words)

EFF represents two of the J. Does whose identities were subpoenaed, in a dispute between PPLS and another (known) party.
This is the proposed order to allow the John/Jane Doe defendants in this case to proceed under pseudonym.
The motion by John/Jane Doe to proceed under pseudonym and to Quash deposition subpoena directed to Yahoo!, Inc.
eff.org /Censorship/SLAPP/Discovery_abuse/PrePaid_Legal_v_Sturtz?...   (167 words)

 Hablot Knight Browne (pseudonym "Phiz"), 1815-82.
Browne was a relative unknown replacing Seymour, a well-known artist and a highly experienced periodical cartoonist who had sold satirical prints in his own right.
At first, Browne adopted the pseudonym "N. O." (Latin for "Nobody," the nom de guerre adopted by Ulysses in the Cyclops episode of Homer's Odyssey).
Soon, however, he became "Phiz," an artistic name well suited for the creator of "phizzes"--delightful, effervescent drafts of humour and caricature, as seen in the third plate of Pickwick.
www.victorianweb.org /art/illustration/phiz/bio.html   (2053 words)

 White Performers on Black Swan: A Pseudonym Listings
The percentage of white material on Black Swan increased significantly after the spring of 1922, when Pace went into partnership with white producer John Fletcher, owner of the Olympic label.
For identitites of thousands of other pseudonyms on early labels, see Pseudonyms on American Records (1892-1942): A Guide to False Names and Label Errors, now available in a newly revised and expanded edition.
No portion of the material on this site may be reproduced, altered, or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of the copyright holder(s).
www.mainspringpress.com /BSpseudo.html   (357 words)

 Eschaton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the same sources, his White House press credentials list him as "Jeff Gannon" - they let him use his pseudonym -- even though married female reporters, who use their maiden name professionally, are given credentials with their married name and aren't allowed to be credentialed under their maiden names...
...not sure why this isn't clear, but the point is that he's allowed to be credentialed under his professional pseudonym even though women whose "professional pseudonyms" are their maiden names aren't.
I'm off to NYC to talk about stuff on this panel and socialize.
atrios.blogspot.com /2005_01_23_atrios_archive.html   (6767 words)

 The Pseudonym
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Origen devoted no work exclusively to the refutation of Gnosticism but his four books "On First Principles" (Peri archon), written about the year 230, and preserved to us only in some Greek fragments and a free Latin translation by Rufinus, is practically a refutation of Gnostic dualism, Doectism, and Emanationism.
About the year 300 an unknown Syrian author, sometimes erroneously identified with Origen, and often called by the literary pseudonym Adamantius, or "The Man of Steel", wrote a long dialogue of which the title is lost, but which is usually designated by the words, "De rectâ in Deum fide".
This dialogue, usually divided into five books, contains discussions with representatives of two sects of Marcionism, of Valentinianism, and of Bardesanism.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06592a.htm   (10684 words)

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