Professional writers may earn a tidy living for their work, but they seldom own their writing. Catherine Fisk traces the history of labor relations that defined authorship in film, TV, and advertising in the mid-twentieth century, showing why strikingly different norms of attribution emerged in these overlapping industries.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Act I: Beginnings. The Cloak of Anonymity and the Literary Gunman The New Story System Act II. Intersections. Agency-Built Storytelling The Revolution Will Be Televised The Writer's Share Act III. Denouement. The Blacklist Pencils for Hire and Mad Men in Gray Flannel Suits Conclusion Notes Archival Sources Acknowledgments Index
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text file PDF
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's web site, viewed September 15, 2020).