Reaction to ‘The Free-Appropriation Writer’ in the New York Times

Reaction to ‘The Free-Appropriation Writer’ in the New York Times

April 12, 2010

On February 26 2010, in a piece called “The Free-Appropriation Writer,” The New York Times’ Randy Kennedy reported on the recent controversy over German novelist Helene Hegemann, and whether the use of another writer’s work in her novel was theft or an allowable form of “sampling” or “remix.” In this piece I’ll try to show … Read More