Cribbing Through the Ages
Friday, March 19, 2010
Plagiarism is constantly in the news these days, as it was in 2006 when Harvard student Kaavya Viswanathan's How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got A Life was exposed as less than original. But, as we know, claims of literary plagiarism go back centuries. So why do people still get so worked up about it? Mike Pesca reflects on the past, present and future of plagiarism.
Dead DuckArtist: by Emiliana Torrini