History of Western copyright law/Publishing in the 17th century

Assignments Edit

  • Answer these questions (maybe on the talk page?)
  1. What would Shakespeare have done to get a play published? What about having a play performed?
  2. Where did he (and his contemporaries) get his income from?

Activities Edit

Discuss, with others, the pros and cons of Patronage as a method for encouraging creatvity. How about as the method for encouraging creatvity?

Place your comments on the talk page. Talking points can be posted here.

Readings Edit

Each activity has a suggested associated background reading selection.