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Without copyrights : piracy, publishing, and the public domain / Robert Spoo.

Spoo, Robert E. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780199927876 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0199927871 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780199927883
  • ISBN: 019992788X
  • Description: xvi, 355 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, c2013.

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-335) and index.
Contents Note: Prologue: Growing the American public domain -- The American public domain and the courtesy of the trade in the nineteenth century -- Transatlantic modernism in the American public domain -- Ezra Pound's copyright statute: perpetual rights and unfair competition with the dead -- Ulysses unauthorized: protectionism, piracy, and protest -- Joyce V. Roth: authors' names and Blue Valley Butter -- Ulysses authorized: Random House and courtesy -- Epilogue: Disturbing the American public domain.
Summary: "Tells the story of how the clashes between authors, publishers, and literary "pirates" influenced both American copyright law and literature itself."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Copyright > United States > History.
Copyright, International > History.
Law and literature.