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Techno, Frankenstein and copyright
(Cambridge Journals, Cambridge University Press, 2007)
This essay argues that the widespread but not widely recognised adaptation of Frankenstein in contemporary dance music problematises the ‘technological’ constitution of modern copyright law as an instrument wielded by ...
The Cento, Romanticism, and Copyright
(English Studies in Canada, 2013)
This article excavates the obscure literary genre of the cento – a genre of poetry defined by its wholly derivative composition from quotations of other works – and its supplementary relation to Romantic literature and the ...
Downloading Doppelgängers: New Media Anxieties and Transnational Ironies in Battlestar Galactica
(SFFTV, Liverpool University Press, 2009)
This essay reads the re-made Battlestar Galactica series—-a 21st-century Frankenstein—-according to the Canadian contexts of its production and the globalized contexts of its distribution, both formal (on cable TV) and ...
Dubjection: A Node (Reflections on Web-Conferencing, McLuhan, and Intellectual Property)
From the editors' introduction to the book in which this chapter appears, _McLuhan's Global Village Today_ (Pickering & Chatto, 2014): "Mark A. McCutcheon’s contribution, ‘Dubjection: A Node (Reflections on Web-Conferencing, ...
Postmodern theory's retreat amidst postmodern art's return: neglect of IP law as a possible cause of postmodernism's "death"
(Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Athabasca University, 2015-09-23)
Despite the centrality of appropriation to postmodernist aesthetics, despite the embroilment of postmodernist artists in copyright actions, and despite the steady toughening of intellectual property (IP) law during the ...