authorism

authorism

(ˈɔːθərɪzəm)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the state or condition of being author
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In Authorisms, Paul Dickson traces writerly coinages (a coinage of the Elizabethan scribe George Puttenham) of words and expressions ranging from assassination (Shakespeare's Macbeth) to zombification (the poet Andrei Codrescu).