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Literary Copyright Reform in Early Victorian England : The Framing of the 1842 Copyright Act.

By: Contributor(s): Series: Cambridge Studies in English Legal HistoryPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (313 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511151972
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Literary Copyright Reform in Early Victorian England : The Framing of the 1842 Copyright ActDDC classification:
  • 346.420482
LOC classification:
  • KD1284.52 .A16 S48 1999
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Serise-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- THE 1842 ACT - PASSAGE AND POSITION -- COPYRIGHT - ITS NATURE AND HISTORY -- TALFOURD AND HIS AIMS -- CONFLICTING RATIONALES -- ALTERNATIVES TO COPYRIGHT - A PROFESSION OF AUTHORSHIP? -- 2 PETITIONS AND COPYRIGHT -- PETITIONING - PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY AND BACKGROUND -- PETITIONS - FORMS AND FORMALITIES -- PETITIONS - VOLUME AND SUBJECTS -- 3 CRITICS IN PARLIAMENT -- THE RADICAL NEXUS -- POLITICAL CROSS-CURRENTS -- BROUGHAM -- MACAULAY -- 4 CRITICS IN THE BOOK TRADE I: PRINT WORKERS AND THEIR ALLIES -- PRINTERS -- Master printers -- Journeymen -- Compositors -- Pressmen -- Machinemen -- THE DISPUTE SPREADS - JOURNEYMEN 1839-40 -- THE PROCESS OF DIFFUSION -- Associated trades -- Bookbinders -- Papermakers -- Other print-related specialisms -- Supporters of cheap print -- Camp followers -- 5 CRITICS IN THE BOOK TRADE II: PUBLISHING AND PUBLISHERS -- THE BOOK TRADE AND AUTHORS -- CHEAP PUBLICATIONS - THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE -- CHEAP PUBLICATIONS - THE BOOK TRADE -- COOPERATION AND ORGANISATION -- THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE BILLS -- Publishers' petitions -- Other means of protest -- 6 THE CAMPAIGN IN THE DAILY PRESS -- LONDON DAILIES -- The Times -- The Morning Chronicle -- The Morning Post -- EVENING PAPERS -- The Globe -- The Courier -- CONCLUSION -- 7 AUTHORS AND THE BEGINNINGS OF AUTHORS' ORGANISATIONS -- SOUTHEY -- WORDSWORTH - CAMPAIGN MANAGER -- 1838 -- 1839 -- 1840 -- 1841 -- 1842 -- 8 THE MAKING OF THE CASE FOR THE BILL -- PETITIONS - THOSE IN FAVOUR -- Petitions - 1839 -- Petitions - 1840-2 -- THE ARGUMENT IN THE PERIODICALS -- Early notices -- Reviews -- Legal periodicals -- 9 CONCLUSION -- Appendix I CHRONOLOGY OF THE BILLS -- 1837 -- 1838 -- 1839 -- 1840 -- 1841 -- 1842.
Appendix II SUCCESSIVE VERSIONS OF THE BILL -- PREAMBLE -- INTERPRETATION CLAUSE -- TERM -- LICENCE TO REPRINT -- DEPOSIT COPIES -- REGISTRATION -- INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT -- INFRINGEMENT -- PERIODICAL WORKS -- DRAMATIC AND MUSICAL WORKS -- ENGRAVINGS AND OTHER ARTISTIC WORKS -- LECTURES -- REMEDIES AND RULES OF EVIDENCE -- Appendix III THE COPYRIGHT ACT 1842 5 & 6 Vict. c. 45 -- 2. Interpretation of Act -- 3. Endurance of term of copyright in any book hereafter to be published in the lifetime of the author -- if published after… -- 4. In cases of subsisting copyright, the term to be extended, except when it shall belong to an assignee for other… -- 5. Judicial Committee of the Privy Council may license the republication of books which the proprietor refuses to republish… -- 6. Copies of books published after the passing of this Act, and of all subsequent editions, to be delivered within certain… -- 7. Mode of delivering at the British Museum -- 8. A copy of every book to be delivered within a month after demand to the officer of the Stationers Company, for the… -- 9. Publishers may deliver the copies to the libraries, instead of at the Stationers Company -- 10. Penalty for default in delivering copies for the use of the libraries -- 11. Book of Registry to be kept at Stationers Hall -- 12. Making a false entry in the Book of Registry, a misdemeanor -- 13. Entries of copyright may be made in the Book of Registry -- 14. Persons aggrieved by any entry in the Book of Registry may apply to a court of law in term or judge in vacation… -- 15. Remedy for the piracy of books by action on the case -- 16. In actions for piracy the defendant to give notice of the objections to the plaintiff's title on which he means to rely -- 17. No person, except the proprietor, &c. shall import into the British Dominions for sale or hire any book….
18. As to the copyright in encyclopædias, periodicals, and works published in a series, reviews, or magazines… -- 19. Proprietors of encyclopædias, periodicals, and works published in series, may enter at once at Stationers Hall… -- 20. The provisions of 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 15. extended to musical compositions, and the term of copyright, as provided… -- 21. Proprietors of right of dramatic representations shall have all the remedies given by 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 15 -- 22. Assignment of copyright of a dramatic piece not to convey the right… -- 23. Books pirated shall become the property of the proprietor of the copyright, and may be recovered by action -- 24. No proprietor of copyright commencing after this Act shall sue or proceed for any infringement before making entry… -- 25. Copyright shall be personal property -- 26. General Issue -- limitation of actions -- not to extend to actions, &c. in respect of the delivery of books -- 27. Saving the rights of the universities, and the colleges of Eton, Westminster, and Winchester -- 28. Saving all subsisting rights, contracts, and engagements -- 29. Extent of the Act -- 30. Act may be amended this session -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX.
Summary: This text was the first study of the controversial bills leading to the Copyright Act 1842.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Serise-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- THE 1842 ACT - PASSAGE AND POSITION -- COPYRIGHT - ITS NATURE AND HISTORY -- TALFOURD AND HIS AIMS -- CONFLICTING RATIONALES -- ALTERNATIVES TO COPYRIGHT - A PROFESSION OF AUTHORSHIP? -- 2 PETITIONS AND COPYRIGHT -- PETITIONING - PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY AND BACKGROUND -- PETITIONS - FORMS AND FORMALITIES -- PETITIONS - VOLUME AND SUBJECTS -- 3 CRITICS IN PARLIAMENT -- THE RADICAL NEXUS -- POLITICAL CROSS-CURRENTS -- BROUGHAM -- MACAULAY -- 4 CRITICS IN THE BOOK TRADE I: PRINT WORKERS AND THEIR ALLIES -- PRINTERS -- Master printers -- Journeymen -- Compositors -- Pressmen -- Machinemen -- THE DISPUTE SPREADS - JOURNEYMEN 1839-40 -- THE PROCESS OF DIFFUSION -- Associated trades -- Bookbinders -- Papermakers -- Other print-related specialisms -- Supporters of cheap print -- Camp followers -- 5 CRITICS IN THE BOOK TRADE II: PUBLISHING AND PUBLISHERS -- THE BOOK TRADE AND AUTHORS -- CHEAP PUBLICATIONS - THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE -- CHEAP PUBLICATIONS - THE BOOK TRADE -- COOPERATION AND ORGANISATION -- THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE BILLS -- Publishers' petitions -- Other means of protest -- 6 THE CAMPAIGN IN THE DAILY PRESS -- LONDON DAILIES -- The Times -- The Morning Chronicle -- The Morning Post -- EVENING PAPERS -- The Globe -- The Courier -- CONCLUSION -- 7 AUTHORS AND THE BEGINNINGS OF AUTHORS' ORGANISATIONS -- SOUTHEY -- WORDSWORTH - CAMPAIGN MANAGER -- 1838 -- 1839 -- 1840 -- 1841 -- 1842 -- 8 THE MAKING OF THE CASE FOR THE BILL -- PETITIONS - THOSE IN FAVOUR -- Petitions - 1839 -- Petitions - 1840-2 -- THE ARGUMENT IN THE PERIODICALS -- Early notices -- Reviews -- Legal periodicals -- 9 CONCLUSION -- Appendix I CHRONOLOGY OF THE BILLS -- 1837 -- 1838 -- 1839 -- 1840 -- 1841 -- 1842.

Appendix II SUCCESSIVE VERSIONS OF THE BILL -- PREAMBLE -- INTERPRETATION CLAUSE -- TERM -- LICENCE TO REPRINT -- DEPOSIT COPIES -- REGISTRATION -- INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT -- INFRINGEMENT -- PERIODICAL WORKS -- DRAMATIC AND MUSICAL WORKS -- ENGRAVINGS AND OTHER ARTISTIC WORKS -- LECTURES -- REMEDIES AND RULES OF EVIDENCE -- Appendix III THE COPYRIGHT ACT 1842 5 & 6 Vict. c. 45 -- 2. Interpretation of Act -- 3. Endurance of term of copyright in any book hereafter to be published in the lifetime of the author -- if published after… -- 4. In cases of subsisting copyright, the term to be extended, except when it shall belong to an assignee for other… -- 5. Judicial Committee of the Privy Council may license the republication of books which the proprietor refuses to republish… -- 6. Copies of books published after the passing of this Act, and of all subsequent editions, to be delivered within certain… -- 7. Mode of delivering at the British Museum -- 8. A copy of every book to be delivered within a month after demand to the officer of the Stationers Company, for the… -- 9. Publishers may deliver the copies to the libraries, instead of at the Stationers Company -- 10. Penalty for default in delivering copies for the use of the libraries -- 11. Book of Registry to be kept at Stationers Hall -- 12. Making a false entry in the Book of Registry, a misdemeanor -- 13. Entries of copyright may be made in the Book of Registry -- 14. Persons aggrieved by any entry in the Book of Registry may apply to a court of law in term or judge in vacation… -- 15. Remedy for the piracy of books by action on the case -- 16. In actions for piracy the defendant to give notice of the objections to the plaintiff's title on which he means to rely -- 17. No person, except the proprietor, &c. shall import into the British Dominions for sale or hire any book….

18. As to the copyright in encyclopædias, periodicals, and works published in a series, reviews, or magazines… -- 19. Proprietors of encyclopædias, periodicals, and works published in series, may enter at once at Stationers Hall… -- 20. The provisions of 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 15. extended to musical compositions, and the term of copyright, as provided… -- 21. Proprietors of right of dramatic representations shall have all the remedies given by 3 & 4 W. 4. c. 15 -- 22. Assignment of copyright of a dramatic piece not to convey the right… -- 23. Books pirated shall become the property of the proprietor of the copyright, and may be recovered by action -- 24. No proprietor of copyright commencing after this Act shall sue or proceed for any infringement before making entry… -- 25. Copyright shall be personal property -- 26. General Issue -- limitation of actions -- not to extend to actions, &c. in respect of the delivery of books -- 27. Saving the rights of the universities, and the colleges of Eton, Westminster, and Winchester -- 28. Saving all subsisting rights, contracts, and engagements -- 29. Extent of the Act -- 30. Act may be amended this session -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX.

This text was the first study of the controversial bills leading to the Copyright Act 1842.

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