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Authors and Owners The Invention of Copyright

ISBN-10: 0674053095

ISBN-13: 9780674053090

Edition: 1993

Authors: Mark Rose

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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 modern. Mark Rose traces the formation of copyright in eighteenth-century Britain--and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property. Authors and Owners is at once a fascinating look at an important episode in legal history and a significant contribution to literary and cultural history.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 8/11/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

The Question of Literary Property
The Regime of Regulation
Making Copyright
The Author in Court
Baffle of the Booksellers
Literary Property Determined
Property/Originality/Personality
Strange Changes
Documents Related to Pope V. Curll
Justice Nares' Vote in Donaldson v. Becket
Works Cited
Index