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pseudepigraphy

(ˌsjuːdɪˈpɪɡrəfɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the false accreditation of authorship
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pseud•e•pig•ra•phy

(ˌsu dəˈpɪg rə fi)

n.
the false ascription of a piece of writing to an author.
[1835–45; pseud- + Greek epigraph(eús) title, ascription to an author (see epigraph) + -y3]
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'The Reception and Use of Petronius: Petronian Pseudepigraphy and Imitation', AncNarr 1, 350-378.
Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apolcalyptic Literature
Borges criticism moved on from the symbolic corpus, pseudepigraphy, and the layers of meaning to other concerns.
Second Temple Pseudepigraphy: A Cross-cultural Comparison of Apocalyptic Texts and Related Jewish Literature
The book is divided into the following subparts: 1) Our Perception of Origins: New Perspectives on the Context of Christian Origins, 2) Adam and Enoch and the State of the World, 3) Apocalyptic Historiography, 4) Visions and Pseudepigraphy, 5) Bible and Apocrypha, 6) Multiform Transmission and Authorship, 7) The Transmission of Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
There is a figure in Western negative theology who provides a symbolic sign for the role of pseudepigraphy in the Westerners' deal of negativity.
It covers all critically significant topics in clear fashion, e.g., the authenticity of 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16, the contemporary implications of 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, the authorship of 2 Thessalonians (he opts for pseudepigraphy), and the like.