Re: RARA-AVIS: theft

M-T (
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 14:32:25 -0800 A few weeks ago, I heard about a recent lawsuit by Faye Kellerman,
alleging that Tom Stoppard and another screenwriter stole a story from
one of her novels. Does anyone know about the merits of her case?

Regarding stealing, Bach was another notorious lifter. Greatness is not
always the same as originality.

Regarding Woolley's blow-by-blow analysis of Teran's first eight
paragraphs, I wonder how, say, Faulkner or Cormac McCarthy would survive
such a scrutiny. I know, I'm just wanting to make trouble. Spring is
finally here, I think


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