2-Day Exclusive. Take up to $10 off. Get the code »

Forgers and Critics: Creativity and Duplicity in Western Scholarship

Just as it "takes a thief to catch a thief, " so the forger greatly aids the search for historical truth, maintains Anthony Grafton in this wide-ranging exploration of the links between forgery and scholarship. Labeling forgery the "criminal sibling" of criticism, he describes a panorama of remarkable individuals--forgers, from classical Greece through the recent past, who produced a variety of splendid triumphs of learning and style, and scholarly detectives, who honed the tools of scholarship in attempts to unmask these ...

Currently there are no copies available. However, our inventory changes frequently. Please check back soon or try Book Fetch.