HON293C: Literary Scandals and Controversies

An archived version of a 2007 NCSU course blog

Chase-Riboud vs. Dreamworks

Page 137, bottom of the last paragraph
Ruthven uses the example of Chase-Riboud filing a lawsuit against Dreamworks for the plaigarism of her novel, ‘L’Amistad’, (in Spielberg’s film Amistad) and was later accused herself of plaigarising Owen’s ‘Black Mutiny.’ How did this case hold up in court, and was Chase-Riboud decidedly guilty herself of the very thing she accused Dreamworks of?

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