Algunas obras que entrar al dominio público en este 2023 (USA)

El Center for the Study of the Public Domain de la Universidad de Duke acostumbra publicar las obras registradas que entraron al dominio público este 2023.

Esto solo aplica para los Estados Unidos porque la protección de Derecho de Autor o de Copyright varía en cada País, por ejemplo en México las obras entran al dominio público cien  años después de la muerte del autor. 

Documento original acá:​

Libros en dominio público (USA) 

    Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

    Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop

    Countee Cullen, Copper Sun

    A. A. Milne, Now We Are Six, illustrations by E. H. Shepard

    Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

    Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women (collection of short stories)

    William Faulkner, Mosquitoes

    Agatha Christie, The Big Four

    Edith Wharton, Twilight Sleep

    Herbert Asbury, The Gangs of New York (the original 1927 publication)

    Franklin W. Dixon (pseudonym), The Tower Treasure (the first Hardy Boys book)

    Hermann Hesse, Der Steppenwolf (in the original German)

    Franz Kafka, Amerika (in the original German)

    Marcel Proust, Le Temps retrouvé (the final installment of In Search of Lost Time, in the original French)

Películas que entraron al dominio público (USA)

    Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang)

    The Jazz Singer (the first feature-length film with synchronized dialogue; directed by Alan Crosland)

    Wings (winner of the first Academy Award for outstanding picture; directed by William A. Wellman)

    Sunrise (directed by F.W. Murnau)

    The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Alfred Hitchcock’s first thriller)

    The King of Kings (directed by Cecil B. DeMille)

    London After Midnight (now a lost film; directed by Tod Browning)

    The Way of All Flesh (now a lost film; directed by Victor Fleming)

    7th Heaven (inspired the ending of the 2016 film La La Land; directed by Frank Borzage)

    The Kid Brother (starring Harold Lloyd; directed by Ted Wilde)

    The Battle of the Century (starring the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy; directed by Clyde Bruckman)

    Upstream (directed by John Ford)

Composiciones que entran al dominio público (USA) 

    The Best Things in Life Are Free (George Gard De Sylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson; from the musical Good News)

    (I Scream You Scream, We All Scream for) Ice Cream (Howard Johnson, Billy Moll, Robert A. King)

    Puttin’ on the Ritz (Irving Berlin)

    Funny Face and ’S Wonderful (Ira and George Gershwin; from the musical Funny Face)

    Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man and Ol’ Man River (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern; from the musical Show Boat)

    Back Water Blues, Preaching the Blues, Foolish Man Blues (Bessie Smith)

    Potato Head Blues, Gully Low Blues (Louis Armstrong)

    Rusty Pail Blues, Sloppy Water Blues, Soothin’ Syrup Stomp (Thomas Waller)

    Black and Tan Fantasy and East St. Louis Toodle-O (Bub Miley, Duke Ellington)

    Billy Goat Stomp, Hyena Stomp, Jungle Blues (Ferdinand Joseph Morton)

    My Blue Heaven (George Whiting, Walter Donaldson)

    Diane (Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack)

    Mississippi Mud (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh)

La entrada al dominio público de estas obras permite su libre uso y derriba las barreras que el copyright impone a la cultura. 

La cultura antes de los monopolios artificiales era libre.