Authors And Owners: The Invention of Copyright
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 eighteenth-century Britain--and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property.
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The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics
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