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Feuilleton

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Feuilleton A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n feuilleton In French newspapers, a part of one or more pages (the bottom) devoted to light literature or criticism, and generally marked off from the rest of the page by a rule.
    • n feuilleton The matter given in the feuilleton, very commonly consisting of part of a serial story.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Feuilleton fė′lye-tong the portion of a newspaper set apart for intelligence of a non-political character—criticisms on art or letters, or a serial story—usually marked off by a line
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., from feulle, leaf
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. dim. of feuillet, a leaf—L. folium, a leaf.

Usage

In literature:

Is there any feuilleton?
"Creatures that once were Men" by Maxim Gorky
He called them his "petticoat gazettes," his "talking feuilletons.
"An Old Maid" by Honore de Balzac
The feuilletons proclaimed her the heiress of Mars.
"A Daughter of Eve" by Honore de Balzac
Here you will stop me, and ask whether I have come to the end of my own adventure, that I should now be writing this feuilleton-story.
"The Deputy of Arcis" by Honore de Balzac
There is one writer of feuilletons here; you know, that some one who always lauded you, what's his name?
"Foma Gordyeff" by Maxim Gorky
The paper in which the feuilleton appeared died at the sixth number of the story.
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
In particular their brilliant wit and incisive sarcasm set the tone for the feuilleton literature of all Mid-Europe.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
Feodor Ivanitch shuddered: the feuilleton was marked with a pencil.
"A Nobleman's Nest" by Ivan Turgenieff
His mots were repeated, his vaudevilles applauded, his feuilletons adored.
"Beatrice Boville and Other Stories" by Ouida
It had been the same feuilleton for many weeks.
"Non-combatants and Others" by Rose Macaulay
He composed feuilletons that would have made the fortune of a boulevardier.
"Edgar Saltus: The Man" by Marie Saltus
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