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ISBN: 1849010803 / ISBN-13: 9781849010801

Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes

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When Dionysus the Renegade faked a Sophocles text in 400 BC (cunningly inserting the acrostic 'Heraclides is ignorant of letters') to humiliate an ... Show synopsis

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    by Melissa Katsoulis

    Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes

    Paperback, Constable
    2009
    336 pages

    ISBN: 1849010803
    ISBN-13: 9781849010801

    When Dionysus the Renegade faked a Sophocles text in 400 BC (cunningly inserting the acrostic 'Heraclides is ignorant of letters') to humiliate an academic rival, he paved the way for two millennia of increasingly outlandish literary hoaxers. The path from his mischievous stunt to more serious tricksters like the controversial memoirist and Oprah-duper James Frey, takes in every sort of writer: from the religious zealot to the bored student, via the vengeful academic and the out-and-out joker. But whether hoaxing for fame, ... Show more

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