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Dead hands: Jane Austen's manuscripts and other puzzles

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Who possesses past works and dead authors? Who controls or should control them? Are famous authors primarily celebrities who should fulfil the public’s desires at any particular time in history? Professor Janet Todd will answer these questions and more, focusing on the works of Jane Austen and Shelley.

This talk is part of the Festival of Ideas series.

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