Dictionary of Pseudonyms: 13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed.

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Substantially revised and enlarged, this new edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms includes more than 2,000 new entries, bringing the volume's total to approximately 13,000 assumed names, nicknames, stage names, and aliases. The introduction has been entirely rewritten, and many previous entries feature new accompanying details or quoted material. This volume also features a significantly greater number of cross-references than was included in previous editions. Arranged by pseudonym, the entries give the true ...

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Overview

Substantially revised and enlarged, this new edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms includes more than 2,000 new entries, bringing the volume's total to approximately 13,000 assumed names, nicknames, stage names, and aliases. The introduction has been entirely rewritten, and many previous entries feature new accompanying details or quoted material. This volume also features a significantly greater number of cross-references than was included in previous editions. Arranged by pseudonym, the entries give the true name, vital dates, country of origin or settlement, and profession. Many entries also include the story behind the person's name change.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786443734
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/26/2010
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 847
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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The late Adrian Room was a noted toponymist and onomastician. The author of more than 50 reference books about words and names, he lived in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

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    Dammit read this

    About the second confession, it deleted some. I tried to say tha... It bothers me. It truely does. I don't know why but It does. Even though hes truley an ass... but idk :-/

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