from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The compulsion to write books.
- n. Used as part of the name of various surrealist techniques, e.g., a method in which dots are made at the sites of impurities in a blank sheet of paper, and lines are then made between the dots, see "w:Entoptic graphomania".
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A morbid impulse to write or compose.
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Most people who allege to have known him personally seem to agree that Calembour was a brilliant, talkative, yet ornery and disagreeable man prone to fits of alcoholism, chain-smoking, argumentativeness, graphomania, and elitism.
She also governs graphomania in all its manifestations, and the related ekdotomania, the compulsion to publish a new book every year.
I stopped for a while just look at the date of my last post! and got carried away from my graphomania into different direction.
The book criticies the graphomania, singers like Azis and Ivana, Gergana and anecdote because of their cynism.
We would appear to be in the midst of a full-blown epidemic of graphomania.
This risk is, specifically, the production of a work of such overwhelming eclecticism that it turns abundance into aesthetic bedlam, largesse into graphomania.
His every leisure moment was devoted to writing, with an output of novels, biographies, and histories that amounted to graphomania.
My own graphomania was at least a little more coherent.
So many labyrinthine politics, so much being "on," so much discussion of what you will write that I almost want to rent a houseboat, sail to Guam and write a tortured novel in a fiery burst of page-shredding graphomania.
But even the celebrated efficiency of the secret police was no match for their own graphomania.
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