auteurism

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noun au·teur·ism \ō-ˈtər-ˌi-zəm, -ˈtœr-\

Definition of auteurism

plural

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auteurist

\ō-ˈtər-ist, -ˈtœr-\ play noun or adjective

auteuristic

\ˌō-ˌtər-ˈi-stik, -ˌtœr-\ adjective While it might be too glib to say that Allen's art mirrors his life, it is certainly true to say that his films are auteuristic expressions of his own neuroses and concerns. — Neil Norman, Evening Standard (London), 14 Aug. 1992

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Origin and Etymology of auteurism

auteur + -ism


First Known Use: 1968


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