lipogrammatism

lipogrammatism

(ˌlɪpəʊˈɡræmətɪzəm; ˌlaɪpəʊˈɡræmətɪzəm)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the practice or art of writing lipograms
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(34) Lipogrammatism, the deliberate omission of one or more letters of the alphabet as a test of literary skill (prodigiously employed in modern times in the work of Georges Perec, whose wholesale omission of the letter `e' in La Disparition was emulated in Gilbert Adair's ingenious English translation A Void) was an Alexandrian pastime.