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List of Authors Whose Copyrights Have Expired



The Flemish literary publication nY (formerly Yang) is putting together an issue around the central theme of authors whose copyright has passed because they've died more than 70 years ago, and whose works have subsequently entered the political domain, such as happened to James Joyce in 2012. Here is their (non-exhaustive) list consisting of authors that they thought would resonate with their readers. (via Samuel Vriezen)


2012
Henri Bergson
James Joyce
Andrew Barton Paterson
Rabindranath Tagore
Marina Ivanova Tsvetajeva
Virginia Woolf

2011
Isaac Babel
Walter Benjamin
Menno ter Braak
Mikhail Bulgakov
Carl Einstein
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Walter Hasenclever
Hendrik Marsman
Eddy du Perron
Lev Trotsky
Nathanael West

2010
Ford Madox Ford
Sigmund Freud
Joseph Roth
Sergei Mikhailovitsj Tretjakov
Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
William Butler Yeats

2009
Gabriele d’Annunzio
Carel Capek
Edmund Husserl
Osip Mandelstam
César Vallejo
Thomas Wolfe


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