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The Dublin Book Trade and the Home Market

M. Pollard

in Dublin's Trade in Books 1550–1800: Lyell Lectures 1986-7

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184096
eISBN:
9780191674174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184096.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the organization of the Dublin book trade in Ireland. It also discovers how its members dealt together, what books were published by them, how these books were published, and ... More


“All the World’s Plenty, All the Brazen Particulars” (1989): On Ben Belitt

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the new poetry collection of Ben Belitt. It explains that throughout his career, Belitt has never neglected to confront the world's body, appropriating its elements to his own ... More


Epilogue. Wisconsin, 2004:: Racial Violence and the Bodies of Property

Chad Luck

in The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This final chapter examines the violent 2004 killing of several Wisconsin hunters in light of the property issues raised over the course of the book. The tragic property dispute between Hmong ... More


Margaret Cavendish and Lucy Hutchinson: Authorship and Ownership

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing Margaret Cavendish's representation of Authorship. It examines her work entitled Poems and Fancies, and describes her of having a possessive and protective attitude ... More


Property in Labour: Inventors and Writers in the 1830s and 1840s

Clare Pettitt

in Patent Inventions - Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253203
eISBN:
9780191719172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253203.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Throughout the 19th century, issues of property and ownership dominated legal and parliamentary debates in England. This chapter focuses on the debates about patents and copyright, both centred on ... More


Sewing on the Badges of Servitude: Albion Tourgée v. North Carolina

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter analyzes the novels of Albion Winegar Tourgée, who unlike Constance Woolson, was a leading actor in the Reconstruction’s violent drama as it played out. Being a combat veteran, a ... More


The Strange Career of Reconstruction Writing

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This concluding chapter analyzes the contradictory nature of Reconstruction literature by examining the speeches of Henry Grady, who introduced the notion of a “New South,” a white-supremacist ... More


The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Chad Luck

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

What does it mean to own something? How does a thing become mine? Liberal philosophy since John Locke has championed the salutary effects of private property but has avoided the more difficult ... More


The Sole Propriety of Adam and Eve

Alison A. Chapman

in The Legal Epic: Paradise Lost and the Early Modern Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435138
eISBN:
9780226435275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435275.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that Milton applies basic early modern ideas of legality--and specifically of property ownership--to Adam and Eve in their sinless condition. He uses words like "sole propriety" ... More


Introduction:: Pierson v. Post and the Literary Origins of American Property

Chad Luck

in The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter lays out the central philosophical questions about property and ownership that undergird the entire book. After discussing the nature and scope of ownership anxiety in ... More


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