The Law "of" Literature [chapter]

María José Falcón y Tella
Law and Literature  
A connection arises between law and literature insofar as laws and case-law regulate situations related with the literary field. This tends to be called "the law "of" literature". It is not a specific branch of law, but rather a tranversal approach that covers questions of private law (authors" rights and copyright), criminal law (a variety of publishing offences, libel, defamation, racist offences), constitutional law (freedom of expression and censorship) and administrative law (school
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doi:10.1163/9789004304352_003 fatcat:d5zpqfching7doik7y2lmbyxji