RE: RARA-AVIS: Copy Cats, Evolution, Revisionary Aesthetics

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 02 Sep 2000

Think that's more under the lines of ... 'stealing one writer's work is plagiarism, stealing a lot of writers' work is research.' Then there's ...
'nothing new under the sun.' 'A writer is the is the last author they read.'

volente Deo,

Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia
"If you don't leave, I'll get somebody who will." -Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)
-----Original Message----- From: Sent: Saturday, September 02, 2000 12:53 AM
Good artists borrow, great artists steal. --Picasso (?) There is no new thing under the sun. --Ecclesiastes (?) I learned to write a novelette on one of yours....I made an extremely detailed synopsis of your story and from that rewrote it...etc. --Chandler to Gardner
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