Writing and Authorship

T.S. Eliot said that "Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal". In the age of the WWW it's easier than ever to steal poems (though it's easier to get found out too). Here are some examples of prose/poetry plagiarism and related activities (some more legitimate than others), along with some questions.

Copying Others

Translations

Copying oneself

Hoaxes

Teamwork

Updated May 2006
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Tim Love