Owen Feltham | Criticism

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SOURCE: Robertson, Jean. “The Use Made of Owen Felltham's Resolves: A Study in Plagiarism” Modern Language Review 39, no. 2 (April 1944): 108-15.

In the following essay, Robertson cites numerous examples of how selections from Felltham's Resolves were plagiarized by subsequent writers.

There is no evidence to show that the publication of Owen Felltham's Resolues Diuine, Morall, Politicall in 16231 caused any stir in the literary world; but their reception must have been sufficiently warm to warrant the publication of Resolues A Duple Century one new an other of a second Edition in 1628. The demand for this volume necessitated further editions in 1629, 1631, 1634, 1636 and 1647. As will be seen, these quarto editions of the Resolves were well known and well used by many writers. They were followed by four folio editions (containing many additions and alterations made by Felltham before his death2) in 1661, 1670, 1677 and 1696; and by a final edition of Felltham's works in 1709.

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