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Authors and Owners

The Invention of Copyright

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$28.50 • £20.95 • €25.50

ISBN 9780674053090

Publication Date: 08/11/1995


190 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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[An] elegant and concise study.—John Sutherland, London Review of Books

An elegant book; stylishly written, pleasingly designed and meticulously documented and researched.—Jane Dorner, The Times Higher Education Supplement

[Rose’s] erudite book is not a practitioner’s manual nor an exposition of modern copyright law, but is a valuable contribution to the history and philosophy of copyright.—William L. Hayhurst, Canadian Business Law Journal

Serves as a model of how literary theory can breathe new life into a well-known and perhaps even fashionable subject by endowing it with conceptual discipline.Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900