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The Resource Authors in court : scenes from the theater of copyright, Mark Rose

Authors in court : scenes from the theater of copyright, Mark Rose

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Authors in court : scenes from the theater of copyright
Title
Authors in court
Title remainder
scenes from the theater of copyright
Statement of responsibility
Mark Rose
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Authors in Court : Scenes from the Theater of Copyright examines a series of famous English and American law cases in which a prominent author or artist sues or is sued for copyright infringement. Each chapter is an exploration of the drama of authorship as it has played out on the stage of the law. Some authors strut their roles. Napoleon Sarony, for example, the celebrated New York photographer whose landmark Supreme Court case established copyright protection for photography, was fond of marching along Broadway in the 1880s costumed in a red fez and high-top campaign boots. Others, the reclusive J.D. Salinger, for example, enact their dramas precisely by shrinking from attention. Through vivid portraits of these and other figures, including Daniel Defoe, Alexander Pope, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ann Nichols, and Jeff Koons, Authors in Court provides a narrative of two mutually interacting institutions, authorship and the law, as they develop over the course of some three hundred years of cultural and legal history. In the process, the study exposes evolving tensions between gentility and commerce, gender and professionalism, and privacy and publicity. It demonstrates how the resolution of controversies involving allegations of infringement frequently depends upon informed literary and critical analysis, and that this in turn depends upon grappling with difficulties inherent in the very notion of intellectual property"--Publisher's information
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MH/DLC
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1939-
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Rose, Mark
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
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  • Copyright
  • Copyright
  • Copyright
  • Copyright
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Copyright
  • England
  • United States
Label
Authors in court : scenes from the theater of copyright, Mark Rose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Defoe in the pillory -- Genteel wrath : Pope v. Curll (1741) -- Emancipation and translation : Stowe v. Thomas (1853) -- Creating Oscar Wilde : Burrow-Giles v. Sarony (1884) -- Hollywood story : Nichols v. Universal (1930) -- Prohibited paraphrase : Salinger v. Random House (1987) -- Purloined puppies : Rogers v. Koons (1992) -- Afterword : metamorphoses of authorship
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 219 pages
Isbn
9780674048041
Lccn
2015042565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926061375
Label
Authors in court : scenes from the theater of copyright, Mark Rose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Defoe in the pillory -- Genteel wrath : Pope v. Curll (1741) -- Emancipation and translation : Stowe v. Thomas (1853) -- Creating Oscar Wilde : Burrow-Giles v. Sarony (1884) -- Hollywood story : Nichols v. Universal (1930) -- Prohibited paraphrase : Salinger v. Random House (1987) -- Purloined puppies : Rogers v. Koons (1992) -- Afterword : metamorphoses of authorship
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 219 pages
Isbn
9780674048041
Lccn
2015042565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926061375

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