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Authors and owners : the invention of copyright

Author: Mark Rose
Publisher: Cambridge (MA) : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd printingView all editions and formats

The notion of the author as the creator and therefore the first owner of a work is deeply rooted both in our economic system and in our concept of the individual. But this concept of authorship is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rose
ISBN: 0674053095 9780674053090
OCLC Number: 758209172
Notes: Índices.
Description: x, 176 p
Contents: 1. The Question of Literary Property 2. The Regime of Regulation 3. Making Copyright 4. The Author in Court 5. Baffle of the Booksellers 6. Literary Property Determined 7. Property/Originality/Personality 8. Strange Changes Appendix A. Documents Related to Pope V. Curll Appendix B. Justice Nares' Vote in Donaldson v. Becket Works Cited Index
Responsibility: Mark Rose.


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[An] elegant and concise study. -- John Sutherland * London Review of Books * Serves as a model of how literary theory can breathe new life into a well-known and perhaps even fashionable subject by Read more...

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