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Author Spoo, Robert E.

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

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 Law Classified  KF2994 .S66 2013    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Type of Content text txt
Type of Media unmediated n
Type of Carrier volume nc
Series Modernist literature & culture
Modernist literature & culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Subject Copyright -- United States -- History.
Copyright, International -- History.
Law and literature.
ISBN 9780199927876 hardback
0199927871 hardback