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Auster +‎ -ian


Austerian (comparative more Austerian, superlative most Austerian)

  1. Of or relating to Paul Auster (born 1947), American author and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning.
    • 2011, Dennis Barone, Beyond the Red Notebook: Essays on Paul Auster, page 184:
      And disappearing, needless to say, is a quintessential Austerian act.
    • 2014, Peter Ferry, Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction, page 144:
      The prototypical Austerian protagonist is the detached Manhattan male writing alone in a room with only his words as his way of reflecting []