Full record for trufandom n.

OED requirements antedating 1955
Earliest cite D. Knight in 'Hyphen'
Comment Jeff Prucher submitted a 1967 cite from Damon Knight's "In Search of Wonder"; Alistair Durie verified the 1955 first appearance in Hyphen. Jeff Prucher submitted a 1996 cite from Bruce Pelz's "An Introduction to Real Virtuality".

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Citations for trufandom n.

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1954 W. Willis & B. Shaw Enchanted Duplicator (1978) 232 It lies in the very heart of Fandom, on the top of the High Tower of Trufandom, and the path to it is long and beset with many dangers.
1955 D. Knight Microtome in Hyphen 13 Mar. 3 Trufandom was off, to an appropriately ambiguous start.
1955 D. Knight Microtome in Hyphen Mar. 3 Trufandom was off, to an appropriately ambiguous start.
1996 B. Pelz Introduction to Real Virtuality in White Papers 244 Each had a different illustrator for the story of Jophan, a modern Pilgrim, and his Journey to the land of Trufandom.