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(Il)legal deposits: Ulysses and the copyright libraries

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This article addresses an unexamined facet of the institutional history of James Joyce's Ulysses: its accession in the closing months of 1922 into the holdings of the United Kingdom's six copyright libraries. It charts when and how these accessions were made, and what they reveal about the marketing, circulation, and readership of Joyce's novel in the United Kingdom at the height of its suppression. By examining the legislative conditions which rendered the legal deposit of Ulysses possible a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/library/18.2.131

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Library Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-151
Publication date:
2017-06-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1744-8581
ISSN:
0024-2160
Pubs id:
pubs:824053
URN:
uri:fc7deffc-0149-45c5-876c-a0a1c24f783f
UUID:
uuid:fc7deffc-0149-45c5-876c-a0a1c24f783f
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pubs:824053

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