Prof. Doris Long Talks Pride, Prejudice and Zombie Fiction

Posted February 28, 2013 by

Feb. 22 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The 19th-century Jane Austen would be staggered to discover the diversity of fan fiction and other reimaginations of her work. A 21st-century Austen would probably be upset of she had not developed such a rabid following. Both authors would be faced with the tough job of determining where to draw the line between permissible celebration and impermissible freeriding. They would be dismayed at how little actual legal protection exists internationally to protect their choices.

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