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Loyalists and the Author of Common Sense

Philip Gould

in Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967896
eISBN:
9780199346073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967896.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

No single work had more immediate influence on Revolutionary British America than the pamphlet Common Sense (1776)—and none was so feared and despised by the Loyalist opposition. This chapter ... More


Charlotte Smith’s Literary Exile

Melissa Sodeman

in Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791328
eISBN:
9780804792790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791328.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter traces how the literary transformations of the later eighteenth century shaped how Charlotte Smith imagined her way into authorship. Alienated from established literary coteries and ... More


Imitation in the Age of Literary Property: Pope to Wordsworth

Colin Burrow

in Imitating Authors: Plato to Futurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838081
eISBN:
9780191874604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838081.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter shows how arguments about intellectual property in the eighteenth century changed attitudes towards imitatio, and explores the emergence of romantic poetics from earlier arguments about ... More


Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Kathy Eden

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Erasmus's Adages—a vast collection of the proverbial wisdom of Greek and Roman antiquity—was published in 1508 and became one of the most influential works of the Renaissance. It also marked a ... More


Intellectual Property and the Adages

Kathy Eden

in Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes how the Adagiorum chiliades—arguably the hottest literary property of the first quarter of the sixteenth century—helped to secure the fame and fortune of Europe's two most ... More


Antiquities and Politics (1717–1722)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Curll's association with Rawlinson and Thomas Hearne's vendetta against Curll's antiquarian publishing. It notes that Curll's antiquarian ventures were all co-published. It ... More


The Perils of Authorship: Literary Property and Nineteenth-Century American Fiction

Lara Langer Cohen and Meredith L. McGill

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the perils associated with American authorship during the early nineteenth century, with particular reference to issue of intellectual property and copyright. It begins with an ... More


The Professionalization of Authorship

Graham Law

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines changes in both the profession of authorship and the publishing trade in Britain the nineteenth century. It charts the tension between conflicting concepts of authorship and ... More


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