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      [1] From: Gerda Elata <gerda@bgumail.bgu.ac.il> (262)
            Subject: Re: 14.0127 Emily online

      [2] From: "Michael S. Hart" <hart@prairienet.org> (31)
            Subject: Re: 14.0127 Emily online

            Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 11:41:33 +0200
            From: Gerda Elata <gerda@bgumail.bgu.ac.il>
            Subject: Re: 14.0127 Emily online

    To all of you thanks for your abundant asistance,

    Gerda Elata

            Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 07:52:07 -0500 (CDT)
            From: "Michael S. Hart" <hart@prairienet.org>
            Subject: Re: 14.0127 Emily online

    > Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 07:39:05 +0100
    > From: Paul Brians <brians@mail.wsu.edu>
    > >
    > If you find such an edition, it will probably be illegal, since most of
    > Dickinson's poetry is not in the public domain. The bulk of it was
    > published in the mid-20th Century; and copyright in the US is counted from
    > first publication, not date of authorship.
    > Paul Brians, Department of English
    > Washington State University
    > Pullman, WA 99164-5020
    > brians@wsu.edu
    > http://www.wsu.edu/~brians

    Actually, according to Merriam-Webster's Biographical Dictionary,
    mid-20th Century edition, there were six volumes published after
    her death, four of which were before 1923, and thus would be in
    the public domain. . . .

    Also, one must consider that that the later editions might have
    only been protected by compilation copyrights, and thus most or
    all of the individual contents could be in the public domain.
    [Also of note, a "Complete Works" does not get a compilation
    copyright, in that there is no "intellectual input" in choosing
    the works. . .there would have to be other "intellectual input."

    However, in other countries this is not so strictly enforced,
    and "sweat of the brow" copyrights are more commonly enforced.

    Michael S. Hart
    Project Gutenberg
    Executive Director
    Internet User ~#100

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