Who wrote that? : authorship controversies from Moses to Sholokhov
Authorship Literary forgeries and mystifications attribution, controversy, authorship, confirmation bias, historical methodology, stylometrics
Northern Illinois University Press 2021EISBN 1501749722
'Who Wrote That?' examines nine authorship controversies, providing an introduction to particular disputes and teaching students how to assess historical documents, archival materials, and apocryphal stories, as well as internet sources and news. Donald Ostrowski does not argue in favor of one side over another but focuses on the principles of attribution used to make each case. While furthering the field of authorship studies, this text provides an essential resource for instructors at all levels in various subjects.