TITLE

An F for Originality

AUTHOR(S)
Poniewozik, James; Sachs, Andrea
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/8/2006, Issue 18, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the book "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life," by Kaavya Viswanathan, to illustrate the ways of packaging teenage fiction. Viswanathan shares the copyright for her book with a book packager Alloy Entertainment. Alloy majorly deals in fiction for young women. Viswanathan had been charged with plagiarizing dozens of passages from two young-adult novels by Megan McCafferty, despite the packagers claiming to have revised the writers' work.
ACCESSION #
23525731

 

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