Irish Copyright Act foils Stephen Joyce
The Republic of Ireland's Copyright Act was
(hastily) introduced when James Joyce's
grandson, Stephen Joyce, objected to the
Irish Government's intention to display 500
sheets of the famous author's written work -
which they had purchased in 2001 - in the
National Library's Ulysses exhibition, as
the Joyce family still held the copyright
to James's work and that would be in breach.
This 2004 Act now allows the Government to
exhibit James Joyce's work without legal problems.
Read the whole thing here.
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