Monday, September 13, 2010

The first notion of what literature is...



Michel Houellebecq does not deny having copied “technical descriptions from the anonymous compilers of Wikipedia” for use in his latest novel - including “a description of how flies have sex.” But he says of the people calling this plagiarism: “If these people really think that [this is plagiarism], they haven’t got the first notion of what literature is.

- Via Moby Lives, where you can read more...

Note: Being literary myself, I copied the illustration above from Moby.

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