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Published: 20 January 2011

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199731541

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Modernism and Copyright

Edited by Paul K. Saint-Amour

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Brings together a broad range of distinguished contributors who hail from law schools, law firms, departments of English, Comparative Literature, Music, Cinema Studies, Theater and Dance, and Writing and Reading
  • The first book to address the complex relationship between modernism and intellectual property law
  • Contains an appendix of Frequently Asked Questions that will aid anyone who wishes to navigate the difficulties of copyright and fair use
  • Covers the major copyright clashes of the twentieth century, including those centered on James Joyce, Charlie Chaplin, and J. D. Salinger
  • Paints a pluralistic portrait of modernism (vis à vis media, region, language, and creative ethos) while connecting these many modernisms within the historically specific problem-space of intellectual property

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