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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.
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One thing that is almost entirely excluded in these various "returns" is any form of commentary on the enormous power that leaders of the October group wield within the academy, more power than anybody writing art criticism--belletristic, feuilletonistic, or otherwise--could possibly imagine.