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SOURCE:    Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2021. № 11. P. 3462-3466.
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Place of English-Language Literary Pseudonyms in the Onymic System and Approaches to Their Study

Sidorov Andrei Vladimirovich
Herzen State Pedagogical University

Submitted: 04.10.2021
Abstract. The purpose of the research is to characterise the practice of studying English-language literary pseudonyms from the XVIII-XXI centuries. The paper examines the Russian and foreign experience of scholarly understanding of pseudonyms, as well as provides examples of creating pseudonyms on the basis of various language units. Scientific novelty of the research lies in analysing onomastic material using the field method and systematising scattered scientific information regarding English-language literary pseudonymy. As a result, it has been proved that there are three main approaches to studying English-language literary pseudonyms (onomatographic, literary and onomastic), while the pseudonyms themselves, forming a field structure, are of three types, i.e. proprial, appellative and proprial-appellative.
Key words and phrases: псевдоним, апеллятив, оним, ономастика, ономатография, pseudonym, appellative, onym, onomastics, onomatography
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