feuilleton


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feuil·le·ton

 (fœ′yə-tôN′)
n.
1.
a. The part of a European newspaper devoted to light fiction, reviews, and articles of general entertainment.
b. An article appearing in such a section.
2.
a. A novel published in installments.
b. A light, popular work of fiction.
3. A short literary essay or sketch.

[French, from feuillet, sheet of paper, little leaf, diminutive of feuille, leaf, from Old French foille, from Latin folium; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

feuil′le·ton′ism (-tôn′ĭz′əm, -tôN′nĭz′-) n.
feuil′le·ton′ist n.

feuilleton

(ˈfʊɪˌtɒn; French fœjtɔ̃)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) the part of a European newspaper carrying reviews, serialized fiction, etc
2. (Journalism & Publishing) such a review or article
[C19: from French, from feuillet sheet of paper, diminutive of feuille leaf, from Latin folium]
ˈfeuilletonism n
ˈfeuilletonist n
ˌfeuilletonˈistic adj

feuil•le•ton

(ˈfɔɪ ɪ tn; Fr. fœyəˈtɔ̃)

n., pl. -tons (-tnz; Fr. -ˈtɔ̃)
1. a part of a European newspaper devoted to light literature, fiction, criticism, etc.
2. an item printed in the feuilleton.
[1835–45; < French]
feuil′le•ton•ism, n.
feuil′le•ton•ist, n.
feuil`le•ton•is′tic, adj.
References in classic literature ?
You speak as if it were a feuilleton in the 'Figaro,' " observed the marquis.
He called them his "petticoat gazettes," his "talking feuilletons.
En commentaire a cette victoire et apres ce long feuilleton judiciaire, Nizar Bahloul a declare: [beaucoup moins que] Sihem Ben Sedrine a cherche juste a nous faire taire en multipliant les recours judiciaires.
Le premier vise a apporter des modifications pour simplifier la structure du Feuilleton et Feuilleton des preavis de sorte que la plupart des affaires y soient indiquees en ordre numerique, tandis que l'autre recommande au Comite permanent du Reglement, de la procedure et des droits du Parlement d'etudier la facon dont le Senat examine les projets de loi omnibus.
More direct and descriptive forms of the urban sketch--such as the feuilleton writings of Walser and Joseph Roth--are mentioned only as points of contrast.
On May 7, In Chicago, USA was found a crossway named on the Bulgarian writer of the feuilleton aTo Chicago and Backaand activist, Aleko Konstantinov, reported bTV.
Il a ete animateur a la Chaine III de la Radio algerienne et avait egalement tenu des roles dans un film et des series a la television, dont le feuilleton [beaucoup moins que] Azrae Yanbet [beaucoup plus grand que], entre autres.
The Israeli occupation soldiers locked me up in a metal container for long hours before they ultimately transferred me to the Jaabara detention center, near al-Khalil city," the child said as he dredged up the episodes of such a nightmarish feuilleton.
Selon un communique rendu public, ces agissements cherchent a discrediter Sami Fehri, apres le succes rencontre par son emission Dlilek Mlak et le feuilleton Maktoub, en portant atteinte a son integrite et en faisant croire qu'il adopte des positions contre la religion.
Many French novels after 1835 (Balzac's included) were first issued in serial installments in a feuilleton (the section of a French newspaper devoted to popular writing, such as reviews and fiction).
Seven were already published in a special issue of Indische Letteren; the other seven, with an added two, as well as a bibliography of Termorshuizen, are now separately published as Van felle kritiek tot feuilleton.
Le clan de l'opposition a declenche une farouche attaque contre le verdict, en s'indignant de voir Moubarak acquitte et en soulignant que ce verdict n'est qu'une scene dans le feuilleton d'acquittement de tous les anciens symboles du regime renverse.