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October 05, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court on writers, poets and starving artists.

We are asked to recognize that authors are congenitally irresponsible, that frequently they are so sorely pressed for funds that they are willing to sell their work for a mere pittance, and therefore assignments made by them should not be upheld.

--Justice Frankfurter, writing in Fisher Music Co. v. Witmark, 318 U.S. 643, 656 (1943)

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37 years in Hell: French Poet-Badass Arthur Rimbaud at age 17, 1871.

Posted by JD Hull at October 5, 2016 11:09 AM

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