Even titles? I don't believe it. Whazup?
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From: "Timothy Materer" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 8:39 AM
Subject: Copyright and TSE
> The discussion about legal use of quotations is timely since the
> listserv has received a stern letter from the estate informing us that
> not only quoting lines from the poetry but also the titles of poems
> must cease.
> We are seeking clarification from the estate as to why referring to
> titles does not in its view constitute fair use. They apparently feel
> that even the briefest quotation of poetry needs permission from the
> estate and the payment of fees.
> Until we settle the issue, please refer to poems only in abbreviated
> form. For example, T** W*** L*** or P******K.
> T. Materer
> List Owner
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