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Intellectual property
adjective Referring to that which is new and/or original—i.e., the invention must never have been made in public in any way, anywhere, before the date on which the application for a patent is filed.

Vox populi
noun Fictional prose of book length, the storyline of which has some degree of realism.
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Whereas Greene's early novels from the 1930s until the 1950s present Catholicism as a metanarrative, his later novels treat the same subject matter with comedy and irony as opposed to the converts' tragic sense of cultural loss in England.
Naipaul's early novels, the state's chief executive, the "Great Socialist," visits the Stork during an election campaign and extracts a million and a half rupees in exchange for allowing the Stork continued tax-flee access to the coal.
Answering a question about one of his early novels, "Moha le fou, Moha le sage," Ben Jalloun said he saw a resemblance between his character's story and that of Bouazizi.
Indeed, her early novels are mainly chick lit, hardly the sort of fodder to be compared with Brideshead Revisited or A Handful Of Dust.
His early novels, A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood, gained Cunningham critical respect and a large, if mostly gay, following.
After immense success with his early novels, mid-way through his first marriage to Irish model Carrie (with whom he has two sons) Forsyth hit a creative block.
Hanna Mina, born in 1924 in Lattakia, his early novels belong to the movement of social realism, and focus on class conflict.
The dearth of female presence in the early novels has been taken up by feminist critics for the obvious disparity in the delineation of male-female relations.
Jose Saramago, winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature for early novels that explored historical themes from unconventional angles and later works in which inexplicable events threaten societyAAEs underpinnings, has died.
It nonetheless works but to fully appreciate a first class story teller, try reading some of his far superior early novels.
Many of the early novels depicting the Vietnam War were strongly supportive of the war effort.
Although given the classic status of Hemingway's early novels, Garden is not likely to be selected for high school or introductory college courses, a Google search suggests that, at the college level, Garden is now Hemingway's fourth most frequently taught novel (behind The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, and For Whom the Bell Tolls).

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