literary piracy

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This victory for the rights of foreign authors would gradually, but effectively, bring the practice of literary piracy to a close in Canada.
3) In a paragraph outlining the conditions related to book prices that prevailed in French-Canadian publishing and bookselling firms, Parker records the persistence of literary piracy in Quebec and indicates that the lack of a challenge by authors in France was the reason why Mary vs.
In Quebec and other French-speaking markets prior to 1906, the wilful misperception, on the part of publishers and booksellers, of ambiguity in the two concurrent laws, coupled with the fact that tariff amendments to the Canadian Act favoured protectionist English-Canadian book-trade interests while disregarding the consequences for French-Canadian producers and readers, allowed the practice of literary piracy, or the "pillaging" of foreign literary works, to persist long enough in the French-Canadian market to warrant the court challenge.
6) The challenges in question were primarily the problem of literary piracy, or so it would seem, as the AJCF's operations ceased after the Mary vs.
Accordingly, she goes about showing how and why the period 1834-53 was characterized by, for lack of a better term, literary piracy, rather than the publication of copyrighted American works.
In the 1850s it added, mostly through literary piracy, the work of such English novelists as Dickens--A Tale of Two Cities appeared in 1858--Reade, Mrs.