HON293C: Literary Scandals and Controversies

An archived version of a 2007 NCSU course blog

Stolen Words and E.B. White

E.B. White “roughly” categorizes plagiarists as either a “thief,” a “dope,” or a “total recall guy” on page 191 of Mallon’s book Stolen Words. What was White’s motivation for developing these models and does it still apply to plagiarists today?

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