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The Little Book Of Plagiarism

Author : Richard A. Posner
ISBN : 9780307496539
Genre : Social Science
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A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape–plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film–by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first novelist Kaavya Viswanathan: all have rightly or wrongly been accused of plagiarism–theft of intellectual property–provoking widespread media punditry. But what exactly is plagiarism? How has the meaning of this notoriously ambiguous term changed over time as a consequence of historical and cultural transformations? Is the practice on the rise, or just more easily detectable by technological advances? How does the current market for expressive goods inform our own understanding of plagiarism? Is there really such a thing as “cryptomnesia,” the unconscious, unintentional appropriation of another’s work? What are the mysterious motives and curious excuses of plagiarists? What forms of punishment and absolution does this “sin” elicit? What is the good in certain types of plagiarism? Provocative, insightful, and extraordinary for its clarity and forthrightness, The Little Book of Plagiarism is an analytical tour de force in small, the work of “one of the top twenty legal thinkers in America” (Legal Affairs), a distinguished jurist renowned for his adventuresome intellect and daring iconoclasm. From the Hardcover edition.

The Little Book Of Plagiarism

Author : Richard A. Posner
ISBN : 9780375424755
Genre : Law
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Examines plagiarism and the theft of intellectual property in the fields of literature, music, film, art, and academia, and discusses its implications for the victim, the plagiarist, and society as a whole.

How Opal Mehta Got Kissed Got Wild And Got A Life

Author : Kaavya Viswanathan
ISBN : 0316059889
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 44. 70 MB
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Offered a second chance at getting into Harvard when the dean urges her to prove she is capable of having fun as well as overachieving academically, Opal takes calculated measures to establish her place in the popular crowd.

Stolen Words

Author : Thomas Mallon
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110157380
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Presents a history of plagiarism, focusing on the motivations, consequences, and reverberations of this practice in publishing, academia, and Hollywood.

The Little Orange T

Author : George A. Bove
ISBN : 1631775367
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The lowercase letter t from alphabet soup is rejected. He journeys his way around Tennessee to find his place leading a crowd of adoring fans as an upper case letter T in the world's largest bowl of alphabet soup.

The Painted Bird

Author : Jerzy Kosinski
ISBN : 080219575X
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication.

The Little Book Of Scientific Writing

Author : Nancy Fox
ISBN : 0615446183
Genre : Science
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This succinct, 9,000-word handbook provides a complete (and essential) Elements of Style for busy academics, scientists and students - in fact for all professionals concerned with the concise and eloquent description of scientific experiments and results. Leading independent tech editor Nancy Fox delivers precise guidelines, style tips, and details of accepted practices to cover every and any type of laboratory work. CONTENTS: Some Brief Words of Wisdom Foreword 1. What Constitutes Valid Publication? 2. The Ritual of the Scientific Paper: IMRAD 3. Your Shout-Out: The Importance of Title 4. Ego Tyrannous: The Movie Credits 5. Listing Institutions and Addresses 6. In Short: The All-Important Abstract 7. How to Begin 8. Materials, Methods and Other Things That Go Bump in the Night 9. Presenting Results 10. How to Write Your Discussion 11. How to Write Your Acknowledgments 12. Literature Cited 13. Using Tables 14. To Graph or Not to Graph 15. The Art of the Review Paper 16. The Art of the Conference Report 17. The Art of the Scientific Book Review 18. Plagiarism 19. How to Submit Your Work 20. A Few Fundamental Rules to Improve Your Writing 21. Common Grammar Traps 22. The Peer Review Bibliography

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