Copyright © by Richard L. Schur 2009
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The University of Michigan Press and
The University of Michigan Library
Manufactured in the United States of America
Printed on acid-free paper
2012 2011 2010 2009 4 3 2 1
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Schur, Richard L.
Parodies of ownership : hip-hop aesthetics and intellectual
property law / Richard L. Schur.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN-13: 978-0-472-07060-2 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN-10: 0-472-07060-6 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN-13: 978-0-472-05060-4 (pbk : alk. paper)
ISBN-10: 0-472-05060-5 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1. African Americans—Legal status, laws, etc. 2. Intellectual property—United States. 3. Hip-hop—Influence. 4. African Americans in popular culture. I. Title.
Portions of chapters 3 and 7 were previously published as part of “Stomping the Blues No More? Hip Hop Aesthetics and Contemporary African American literature,” in Lovalerie King and Linda Selzer's edited collection, New Essays on the African American Novel: From Hurston and Ellison to Morrison and Whitehead (Palgrave 2008). Those sections have been reprinted here by permission.
ISBN-13 978-0-472-02449-0 (electronic)