[ilds] Fwd: Plagiarism and borrowing -- some examples?

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Fri Jun 1 19:24:25 PDT 2007


When I say the Faber paperback edition, I mean the little paperback 
without photographs.

:M


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Michael Haag <michaelhaag at btinternet.com>
> Date: Sat Jun 2, 2007  3:10:12  am Europe/London
> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> Subject: Re: [ilds] Plagiarism and borrowing -- some examples?
>
> I did in fact provide the details for Caesar's Vast Ghost, but I will 
> do so again.
>
> In the Faber hardback first edition see pages 130-131; in the Faber 
> paperback edition see pages 129-131.  These probably match the pages 
> of the American editions.  Or in the index look up Cleopatra and 
> Actium.  The relevant portion is from the paragraph beginning 
> 'Antony's greatness was as a land-commander' to the paragraph ending 
> 'the awful truth when it at last followed him to Egypt'.  The copying 
> is virtually word for word throughout; where there are variations, and 
> they are very slight, they are inferior to my version which is found 
> in my notes to E M Forster's Alexandria: A History and a Guide, 
> published by Michael Haag, London 1982, pages 246-7 (revised London 
> 1986, pages 247-8).



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