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American Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Transatlantic Periodical Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Jared Gardner

in The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036705
eISBN:
9780252093814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036705.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the forms, fantasies, and energies that gathered around the American magazine in the eighteenth century. Traditionally, the early American magazine has been seen as a kind of ... More


Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Fiona Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book is a collection of essays on an iconic American periodical, providing new insights into twentieth-century literary culture. The book reads across and between The New Yorker departments, ... More


The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Thomas Davis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1935, the English writer Stephen Spender wrote that the historical pressures of his era should “turn the reader’s and writer’s attention outwards from himself to the world.” Combining historical, ... More


The Literary Museum and the Unsettling of the Early American Novel

Jared Gardner

in The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036705
eISBN:
9780252093814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036705.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the intertwined histories of novel and magazine publications and how certain authors, generally attributed to the “rise of the novel,” have made a significant ... More


The Black Soldier: Elevating Community Conversation

Koritha Mitchell

in Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036491
eISBN:
9780252093524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036491.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines together the first two one-act lynching plays to appear in periodicals. These scripts' presence in the archive offers access to the playwrights' willingness to maximize ... More


Dickens and the Geological City

Adelene Buckland

in Novel Science: Fiction and the Invention of Nineteenth-Century Geology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226079684
eISBN:
9780226923635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923635.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Charles Dickens's influence on the earth sciences seems minute at first, especially considering the contribution of figures such as Walter Scott, George Eliot, or Charles Kingsley. Insightful new ... More


Marianne Moore and the Hidden Persuaders

Fiona Green

in Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter analyses the ‘Ford Motor Correspondence’ along with the characterization of the poet Marianne Moore. It asks whether the poet is as remote from the modern world as the letters indicate, ... More


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