An Inkwell of Pen Names by Stephen Smith

By Stephen Smith

An Inkwell of Pen Names tells the tales of a hundred authors' pen names in 100 brief chapters. Many different authors who used pen names are mentioned by the way. beneficial properties of the compendium comprise pen names starting with each letter of the alphabet, authors from twenty-five international locations, the recipients of the Nobel Prize for literature who used pseudonyms, and a balanced number of women and men authors.

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For the next fourteen years he was in and out of uniform. His first stint lasted eighteen months. Poverty led him back to the army in 1806. Beyle participated in the Grand Army’s horrendous retreat from Moscow in the winter of 1812. It was after his on-again off-again military career that Beyle began to write for a living. For a revised edition of his third book, Rome, Naples and Florence, published in 1826, Beyle assumed the name Stendhal. He based the name on Stendal, a town in Prussia (now Germany), which had been the home of Johann Winckelmann, an art historian whom Beyle respected.

Love after All (1959), Dad’s Tale (1960), and Standing Room Only (1961) were also brought out under the name Roland Allen. Ayckbourn’s pseudonym was obtained by juxtaposing Helen Roland, the name of an actress who became his wife in 1959, with an alternate spelling of his own first name. As time passed the marriage failed and Ayckbourn also became confident and successful enough to chance writing under his own name. Now he’s happy that few people remember the name Roland Allen or read the plays written under that name.

Charlotte Maria Tucker) 1821-1893 Sax Rohmer (Arthur Henry Ward) 1883-1959 Michael East (Morris Langlo West) 1916- C. 3. 3 (Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde) 1854-1900 Fanny Fern (Sarah Payson Willis) 1811-1872 Christopher North (John Wilson) 1785-1854 Peter Pindar (John Wolcot) 1738-1819 S. S. Van Dine (Willard Huntington Wright) 1888-1939 An Afterword Dedication To my parents, who always encouraged me in the right way. Acknowledgments A warm and hearty thank you to the following people for the assistance and encouragement they have given me: Bruce Felton, Professor Vincent G.

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