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

Spoo, Robert E. (Author).
Book Book (c2013.)
Description: xvi, 355 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, c2013.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780199927876 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0199927871 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780199927883
  • ISBN: 019992788X
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-335) and index.
Contents: 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.

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Spoo, Robert E. "Without copyrights : piracy, publishing, and the public domain." Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2013.

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