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Copyright and libel

Towheed, Shafquat (2010). Copyright and libel. In: Logan, Peter Melville ed. The Encyclopedia of the Novel. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature, 1 (1). Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 212–218.

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This encyclopaedia entry provides a brief but detailed summary of the impact of the development of copyright law and the institution of libel on the rise of the novel across the world.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1-4051-6184-1, 978-1-4051-6184-8
Keywords: copyright law; libel; the novel; Licensing Act; Author privilege system; Anglo-American copyright Act; Berne Convention; Statute of Anne; Daniel Defoe; Rudyard Kipling; James Joyce; Fox's Libel Act; piracy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: History of Books and Reading (HOBAR)
Item ID: 20132
Depositing User: Shafquat Towheed
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2010 15:47
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:32
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