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Alexander Turnbull's ‘dream imperial’: collecting Shakespeare in the colonial antipodes

King, Edmund (2010). Alexander Turnbull's ‘dream imperial’: collecting Shakespeare in the colonial antipodes. Script and Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 34(2) pp. 69–86.

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Abstract

The amazing collection of Alexander Turnbull and the variety of books he collected including works by Shakespeare is discussed. The ‘future national collection’ that Turnbull assembled was, in fact, trans-national in scope, as it had to be, because the world of the book was, and is, inescapably trans-national.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand
ISSN: 1834-9013
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
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Item ID: 22409
Depositing User: Edmund King
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2010 09:52
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 16:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22409
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