novelism

noun

nov·​el·​ism
-ˌlizəm
plural -s
1
obsolete : innovation
2
: the writing of novels
the text itself … is rarely much beyond talented facility and expert novelismNew Republic

Word History

Etymology

novel entry 1 + -ism

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“Novelism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/novelism. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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