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Who wrote that? : authorship controversies from Moses to Sholokhov

Author: Donald G Ostrowski
Publisher: Ithaca ; London Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2020
Series: NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines nine authorship controversies with the goal of providing an introduction to the issues involved in each case and of laying the groundwork for eventually having a separate field of authorship studies"--.
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald G Ostrowski
ISBN: 9781501750823 1501750828 9781501749704 1501749706
OCLC Number: 1190673874
Description: xi, 269 Seiten
Contents: Introduction1. Did Moses Write the Pentateuch?2. Who Wrote the Analects?3. Who Wrote the Secret Gospel of Mark?4. Did Abelard and Heloise Write the Letters Attributed to Them?5. Who Wrote the Compendium of Chronicles (Jami al- Tawarik) and the Collection of Letters Attributed to Rashid al- Din6. Who Wrote Shakespeare?7. Who Wrote the Works Attributed to Prince Andrei Kurbskii?8. How Inauthentic Was James Macpherson's "Translation" of Ossian?9. Did Mikhail Sholokhov Write The Quiet Don?Afterword: Lessons Learned
Series Title: NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies
Responsibility: Donald Ostrowski.

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"This book examines nine authorship controversies with the goal of providing an introduction to the issues involved in each case and of laying the groundwork for eventually having a separate field of authorship studies"--.

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"This is a rigorous and fascinating investigation of alleged authors from Moses and Confucius to Abelard and Heloise, Shakespeare and an obscure Bolshevik journalist, among others. Along the way, Read more...

 
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