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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Authors and Owners New ed

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ISBN13: 9780674053090
ISBN: 0674053095
Published: November 1995
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £18.95

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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 its formation in 18th-century Britain - and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property. ""Authors and Owners"" is at once a look at an important episode in legal history and a contribution to literary and cultural history.