TITLE

Publishers themselves often come perilously close to encouraging their authors to commit a form of plagiarism

AUTHOR(S)
Cochrane, Kira
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
New Statesman;5/15/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4792, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on the plagiarism charges leveled against Kaavya Viswanathan and her novel "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life." Viswanathan's predicament is, in the writers opinion, a cautionary tale about the hazards of a writer being over-packaged and required to write to the market. Preferable would be allowing her express herself in her own voice with her own story.
ACCESSION #
20877426

 

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