What do you do when Eduard Sievers (1850-1932), one of the most well-known philologists of his day, accuses you of plagiarism? You send him a letter!
Anglo-Saxonist, Plagiarist and Polyglot: James Platt Jr (1861-1910)
From a promising youth to an exposed plagiarist, through to a budding novelist and a well-respected scholar of languages. James Platt Jr (1861-1910), an obscure figure in the history of Anglo-Saxon Studies, led a tumultuous life.