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Subject: "nom de plume" question
Date Posted: 10/17/2012 5:28 AM ET
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Would you all consider George Eliot as a "nom de plume"?


Date Posted: 10/17/2012 7:22 AM ET
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Absolutely.  I'd also include any works by the Bronte sisters, since they were originally published under pen names Currer, Anton and Ellis Bell.

Date Posted: 10/17/2012 8:48 PM ET
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Yes, Rose.   I've made a (preliminary) list of writers who used noms de plume, and I will post it here soon.