As of yesterday, Ulysses is officially a work of public domain. Now what? [UPDATE: Or not… at least in America. (via Edward Champion)]
‘chopped & bloomed’ becomes a thing
What corporation ‘owns’ Ulysses?
pears soap is now owned by unilever
and bud/bud lite is flemish/walloon ditch sweat
jim died 70 years ago this year
why aren’t his books, in accordance with the ’98 law, now freeware
does a corp own them for another 25 years
stephen j joyce a bitch
But I thought it all was
tiny toe press will handpress 7 copies of ulysses
Here’s a link to a informative, detailed essay (from The New Yorker), exploring Joyce and copyright:
(actually it was 70 years ago last year mea culpa)
yes there’s a link added by Christopher below (posted after your comment)
anybody who destroys writing not theirs is human-shaped garbage
I remember that article; but lookit–it mostly talks about unpublished writing. –letters, diaries, and so on.
Most recently, in 1998, Congress added 20 years to the terms of copyright. As a result, any work created by an individual is now protected for at least 70 years after the creator’s death.
Well, it’s now been “70 years [since] the creator’s death”. Has Stephen Loser incorporated the “estate”, giving him another 25 years of unearned and ill-spent $$$?
bootleg joyce all day
Curse you, Sonny Bono. (The Senator from Disney.)
This is also why we can’t buy the last couple of volumes of Penguin’s new translation of In Search of Lost Time. Can’t buy it in the US, only in England.