Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1991 - Social Science - 340 pages
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Jane M. Gaines examines the phenomenon of images as property, focusing on the legal staus of mechanically produced visual and audio images from popular culture. Bridging the fields of critical legal studies and cultural studies, she analyzes copyright, tr
 

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Contents

On Likeness
1
Photography Surprises the Law
42
Dead Ringer
84
These Boots Are Made for Walking
105
Reading Star Contracts
143
Dracula and the Right of Publicity
175
Superman Television and the Protective Strength of the Trademark
208
Conclusion
228
Notes
241
Bibliography
297
Index
327
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About the author (1991)

Jane M. Gaines is the Director of the Program in Film and Video and a professor in the Graduate Program in Literature as well as the Department of English at Duke University. She is the author of "Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law" and coeditor of "Collecting Visible Evidence,

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