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Literary Copyright Reform in Early Victorian England The Framing of the 1842 Copyright Act

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ISBN-10: 0521174503

ISBN-13: 9780521174503

Edition: 2010

Authors: Catherine Seville

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List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Vice-Principal and Director of Studies in Law, Newnham College, and Herchel Smith College Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

Introduction: the 1842 Act - passage and position
Copyright - its nature and history
Talfourd and his aims
Conflicting rationales
Petitions and copyright: Petitioning - parliamentary history and background
Petitions
Forms and formalities
Petitions
Volume and subjects
Critics in Parliament: The Radical nexus
Political cross-currents
Brougham
Macaulay
Critics in the book trade I: print workers and their allies: Printers
Master Printers
Journeymen
Compositors
Pressmen
Machinemen
The dispute spreads - journeymen 1839-1840
The process of diffusion
Associated trades
Bookbinders
Papermakers
Other print-related specialisms
Supporters of cheap print
Camp followers
Critics in the book trade II: publishing and publishers: the book trade and authors
Cheap publications: the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Cheap Publications - the book trade
Co-operation and organisation
The campaign against the bills
Publisher's petitions
Other means of protest
The campaign in the daily press
London dailies
The Times
The Morning Chronicle
The Morning Post
Evening Papers
The Globe
The Courier
Authors and the beginnings of authors' organisations: Southey
Wordsworth: campaign manager
The making of the case for the bill: petitions in favour
The argument in the periodicals
Conclusion