Morganeering Or, The Triumph of the Trust. A Fragment of a Satirical Burlesque on the Worship of Wealth

TitleMorganeering Or, The Triumph of the Trust. A Fragment of a Satirical Burlesque on the Worship of Wealth
Year for Search1903
AuthorsBickerton, Professor [Alexander William](1842-1929)
Tertiary AuthorsBickerton, Professor
Date Published1903
Publisher[Wainoni Publishing Co.]
Place Published[Christchurch, New Zealand]
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Mostly a dystopia of one man controlling all the world’s wealth. Laissez faire catechisms are taught. Includes a federation of intentional communities and a broad egalitarianism.

Additional Publishers

A fragment was published earlier as Morganeering Or, The Triumph of the Trust. A Fragment of a Satirical Burlesque on the Worship of Wealth. [Christchurch, New Zealand: Wainoni Publishing Co., 1901?]. According to Bickerton, this was based on an even earlier election leaflet, which has apparently been lost. 

Info Notes

There is a manuscript in the Canterbury Museum, Bickerton Papers, Canterbury Museum. Bickerton’s Papers. Box 4, item 354c. 

Holding Institutions

ATL, CR, L

Author Note

The author was born, raised, educated, and died in England. He became the first Professor of Chemistry at Canterbury College, now Canterbury University, in Christchurch and founded an intentional community in Christchurch. He was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand in 1874.

Full Text

1903 Bickerton, Professor [Alexander W.] (1842-1929). “Morganeering Or, The Triumph of the Trust.” Weekly Times and Echo (London), no. 2917 - 2933 (January 4 - April 26, 1903): 11, 11-12, 11, 11, 11, 11, 11, 11, 11, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10. A fragment was published earlier as Morganeering Or, The Triumph of the Trust. A Fragment of a Satirical Burlesque on the Worship of Wealth. [Christchurch, New Zealand: Wainoni Publishing Co., 1901?]. According to Bickerton, this was based on an even earlier election leaflet, which has apparently been lost. There is a manuscript in the Canterbury Museum, Bickerton Papers, Canterbury Museum. Bickerton’s Papers. Box 4, item 354c. ATL, CR, L

Mostly a dystopia of one man controlling all the world’s wealth. Laissez faire catechisms are taught. Includes a federation of intentional communities and a broad egalitarianism. Good wins in the end. The author was born, raised, educated, and died in England. He became the first Professor of Chemistry at Canterbury University in Christchurch and founded an intentional community in Christchurch. He was born in England and emigrated to New Zealand in 1874.