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The American Magazine in the Early National Period: Publishers, Printers, and Editors

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/9780252036705.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter recounts the struggles of publishers, printers, editors, and contributors to American magazines of the national period. It shows how the magazine occupies a liminal place at best in the ... More


James R. Quirk and Photoplay

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the fan magazine Photoplay and its editor James R. Quirk. Photoplay, first published in August 1911, is the most famous of all fan magazines. It began in the pioneering days of ... More


Agrarian Art and Farm Magazines

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses farm magazines. It appears that historians have not made much of the role these magazines have played or did not play in inspiring agrarian art in American culture. One common ... More


Cyril Connolly’s Horizon (1940–50) and the End of Modernism

Sean Latham

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the history of the magazine Horizon under the editorship of Cyril Connolly. Horizon deliberately and sometimes melodramatically staged the end of the modernist ‘little ... More


Elizabeth Bishop at the New Yorker

William Logan

in Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166867
eISBN:
9780231537230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166867.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker, which features some forty years of exchanges between the editors of The New Yorker magazine and Bishop. The major theme of these letters is, ... More


Becoming the AIDS Scribe

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts joins The San Francisco Chronicle as its first openly gay reporter on the newsroom staff. Hired to cover the “gay beat” in San Francisco, Shilts also is given general assignment stories. ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


From Arkham to New York

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's trip to New York in 1946 where he met with various magazine editors and book publishers with the help of Don Congdon. Throughout 1946, Bradbury had to navigate ... More


New York, 1951

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0038
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's 1951 trip to New York, describing it as more personally stressful than any of his previous visits. While in New York, Bradbury wrote two new pages for “The ... More


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