Contract between Schiller and Cotta, Jena / Tübingen (1794)

Source: MS in the German Literature Archive (DLA) Schiller National Museum in Marbach, Cotta archive. A transcription has been published in: Stephan Füssel, Schiller und seine Verleger (Frankfurt: Insel, 2005), 324-327

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Contract between Schiller and Cotta, Jena / Tübingen (1794), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Contract of 28 May 1794 between Friedrich Schiller and his publisher Johann Friedrich Cotta, regarding the authors' and editors' rights in their contributions to the new journal 'Die Horen'

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Abstract:
The commentary also reviews Schiller's professional life as one of the first German free-lance authors (in particular with respect to the importance of the subscription business model in a non-copyright environment). Some aesthetic innovations of Horen are discussed, such as the role of the editorial board and peer review.

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Bibliography:
  • Weber, Peter, Schillers 'Horen' -- ein zeitgerechtes Journal? Aspekte publizistischer Strategien im ausgehenden 18. Jahrhundert; pp. 451-463 in: Helmut Brandt (ed.), Friedrich Schiller (Berlin, Weimar 1987).

  • Schulz, Gunter, Schillers Horen. Politik und Erziehung: Analyse einer deutschen Zeitschrift (Heidelberg: Quelle & Meyer, 1960).

  • Füssel, Stephan, Schiller und seine Verleger (Frankfurt: Insel, 2005).

  • The complete volumes of Horen are digitised by the Journals of the Enlightenment Project at Bielefeld University (http://www.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/diglib/aufklaerung/).


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1794: Prussian Statute Book (ALR)

Author: Schiller and Cotta

Publisher: unpublished

Year: 1794

Location: Jena / Tübingen

Language: German

Source: MS in the German Literature Archive (DLA) Schiller National Museum in Marbach, Cotta archive. A transcription has been published in: Stephan Füssel, Schiller und seine Verleger (Frankfurt: Insel, 2005), 324-327

Persons referred to:
Cotta, Johann Friedrich
Schiller, Friedrich

Places referred to:
Jena
Tübingen

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Keywords:
anonymous works
author/publisher relations
authors' remuneration
contract
defamation
incentives
renewal
royalty/royalties
subscription

Responsible editor: Friedemann Kawohl, Martin Kretschmer


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