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Titles and Laurels

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One measure of writers' rising status is by their receiving honours, titles, and prizes. This period saw the first writer to be raised to the peerage solely for services to literature — Tennyson in ... More


Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Kevin A. Morrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s, Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Like many popular writers of the period, Besant suffered from years of critical neglect. Yet his centrality ... More


Passionate Pilgrims

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter takes its title from Henry James to give examples of period tourism and visitors’ impressions, often on their way to the Continent. It includes examples from Washington Irving through to ... More


Introduction: Walter Besant Now

Kevin A. Morrison

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Today he is one of the least read Victorian fiction writers of comparable standing. In addition to outlining ... More


‘I have altered nothing’: Walter Besant’s Completion of Wilkie Collins’s Blind Love

Maria K. Bachman and Don Richard Cox

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

After Walter Besant completed Wilkie Collins’s unfinished novel, Blind Love (with Collins’s authorization and elaborately detailed instructions), Besant emphatically declared that he had “altered ... More


Walter Besant and Copyright Reform

Mary Ann Gillies

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Besant waged what some would call a relentless campaign for copyright reform in the last twenty-five years of the nineteenth century. At its core was an insistence on proper remuneration for ... More


Legislating Copyright in Palestine

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter traces the copyright legislative process in Palestine. A first piece of legislation was the little-known Ottoman Authors’ Rights Act 1910. When the British replaced the Ottomans, one of ... More


The Logic of Characters’ Virtual Lives

Jeremy Rosen

in Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Argues that writers of minor-character elaboration foreground a tension between structural and referential views of character that has dominated theories and scholarly debates surrounding literary ... More


Introduction

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses how Germaine Dulac played a groundbreaking role in the evolution of the cinema both as art and social practice. Over the course of her film career (1915–42), Dulac ... More


The Google Book Settlement: Real Magic or a Trick?

Pamela Samuelson

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the proposed settlement of the Authors Guild v. Google lawsuit that charged Google with copyright infringement for digitizing millions of books for its Google Book Search ... More


“These bonds of freedom hurt”: The Logos and Silence of Censorship and Self-Censorship

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 discusses the history, policies, and practices of the Greek military regime’s censorship (via the book index and preventive and hortatory censorship), but also addresses the reactions of ... More


The Last Years

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's last years, beginning with his travel to Dublin in June 1932 for the 31st International Eucharistic Congress. It then considers Chesterton's articles that ... More


Science Books

Carl Zimmer

in A Field Guide for Science Writers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Every piece of science writing has a trajectory, a life history. You decide you want to write something, you find a subject to write about, you find someone to publish it, you research it, you ... More


Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Maroona Murmu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on a spectrum of genres, such as autobiographies, diaries, didactic tracts, novels and travelogues, this book examines the sociocultural incentives that enabled the emergence of middle-class ... More


Formatting Figures, Tables, and Schemes

Marin S Robinson, Fredricka L Stoller, Molly Constanza-Robinson, and James K Jones

in Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and Resource

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367423
eISBN:
9780197562437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367423.003.0025
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

This chapter focuses on general formatting guidelines for three commonly used graphics in chemistry writing: figures, tables, and schemes. The major purposes and uses for each graphic are ... More


Overview of the Journal Article

Marin S Robinson, Fredricka L Stoller, Molly Constanza-Robinson, and James K Jones

in Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and Resource

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367423
eISBN:
9780197562437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367423.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

This chapter introduces the journal article module. The chapter describes some of the defining characteristics of a journal article while emphasizing concise writing and organization. By the end of ... More


Introduction

Maroona Murmu

in Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The ‘Introduction’ helps the readers situate Hindu and Brahmo women’s literary outpourings within the wider sociopolitical context of nineteenth-century Bengal. It locates the eager penmanship of ... More


Bad Music Instead

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), the competitor of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In response to ASCAP's hold over Broadway, BMI searched for ... More


Four Last Songs

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes Arnstein's later years as well as the fates of Sigmund Spaeth, the Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), and the American Society of Composers, Authors ... More


Justice For Genius

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on Arnstein's antipathy towards the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Arnstein's resentment can be traced back to the ASCAP's rejection of his ... More


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