Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius

Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius

by Jack Stillinger
ISBN-10:
0195068610
ISBN-13:
9780195068610
Pub. Date:
05/28/1991
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Overview

Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius

Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius offers some surprising historical facts concerning collaborative literary efforts, along with a compelling case for the inclusion of multiple authorship in any account of authorial achievement. This engaging study will be of interest to scholars, critics, and students in all areas of literature and literary theory.

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ISBN-13: 9780195068610
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/28/1991
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.81(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

1What Is an Author?3
2Keats and His Helpers: The Multiple Authorship of Isabella25
3Who Wrote J. S. Mill's Autobiography?50
4Multiple "Consciousnesses" in Wordsworth's Prelude69
5Creative Plagiarism: The Case of Coleridge96
6Pound's Waste Land121
7American Novels: Authors, Agents, Editors, Publishers139
8Plays and Films: Authors, Auteurs, Autres163
9Implications for Theory182
AppendixMultiple Authorship from Homer to Ann Beattie203
Notes215
Index245

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