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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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His early novels, Spaces of the Dark (1951) and The Rainbearers (1955), are set in the period following World War II.
McMurtry 's early novels present realistically detailed pictures of a vanishing way of life on the Texas plains.
There followed other sketches and early novels of pronounced controversial spirit, such as El buey suelto (1878; "The Unfettered Ox"), Don Gonzalo Gonzalez de la Gonzalera (1879), and De tal palo tal astilla (1880; "As the Wood, So the Chip").
His early novels are witty, despairing evocations of society in the 1920s, satirizing the intellectual pretensions and poses of the era.
American writer who became famous for his early novels and whose literary stature subsequently rose as his fame declined.
His early novels, such as Johnnie Sahib (1952), The Mark of the Warrior (1958), and The Chinese Love Pavilion (1960; U.S.
Joyce's tremendous admiration for Svevo's two early novels was one of the factors that encouraged Svevo to return to writing.
In 1874 I started a merchant-marine career, hence many of my early novels are set on board ships.
The home of the Taylor family, it provided the basis for 'Shirley' - one of Charlotte Bronte's early novels - much admired in the 20th century.
Just as Madison, writing under a collective cognomen, theorized the extended republic, early novels worked to "link [the new nation's] countless dispersed and heterogeneous parts" (78).
He discusses the Judaic dimension of redemption in Roth's work, the promise of redemption and the meaning of history, the via negativa of redemption in his early novels, his fiction of religious inspiration, his historical fiction, and the case of The Tale of the 1002nd Night.
Peacock reveals how Shepherd's early novels form an autobiography of their own, and positions her in the midst of the British modernist canon.

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