John Sutherland, 12 January 1995
Show More Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright by Mark Rose.
Harvard, 176 pp., £21.95, October 1993, 0 674 05308 7Show More
Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of Representation by Susan Stewart.
Duke, 353 pp., £15.95, November 1994, 0 8223 1545 9Show More
The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law and Literature edited by Martha Woodmansee and Peter Jaszi.
Duke, 562 pp., £42.75, January 1994, 0 8223 1412 6Show More
“... of writing’. A selection of the papers delivered at Case Western Reserve has been edited by Martha Woodmansee (a professor of English) and Peter Jaszi (a professor of law). We do not, I think, have a label for the kind of hybrid legal-literary-critical approach embodied in these three books, which combines history, legal casuistry and literary ...”