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Table Of Contents


Introduction: Writing in Public

Part I. Copyright
1. Literature in the Public Domain
2. The Fate of Style in an Age of Intellectual Property

Part II. Defamation and Privacy
3. What Does Literature Publicize?
4. How Criticism Became Privileged Speech: The Case of Carr v. Hood (1808)

Part III. Seditious Libel
5. Literature and the Freedom of Mind

Epilogue: Unacknowledged Legislators