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Author Cohen, Monica F., author

Title Pirating fictions : ownership and creativity in nineteenth-century popular culture / Monica F. Cohen
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations
Series Victorian literature and culture series
Victorian literature and culture series.
Contents Introduction -- The pirate account as eighteenth-century news -- Bryon's performing pirates -- Walter Scott's The pirate and the exercise of property -- James Fenimore Cooper's American pirates -- Adapting Dickens and the perils of some pirates -- The piracy accusation in Gilbert and Sullivan's The pirates of Penzance -- Citing pirates in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island -- Collaborative authorship and impersonation in J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-282) and index
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Subject Books -- Pirated editions -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Piracy (Copyright) -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Pirates in literature.
Pirates in mass media.
Plagiarism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813940699 (electronic bk.)
0813940702 (electronic book)
9780813940694 (electronic bk.)
9780813940700 (electronic book)