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General Introduction: ‘Magazines, Magazines, Magazines!’

Andrew Thacker

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the present volume, which is structured around three parts. Part I considers a range of familiar and less well-known magazines from the 1890s ... More


‘Little Magazines’ in English Canada

Dean Irvine

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the ‘little magazine’ in Canada. The genealogy of the ‘little magazine’ stretches back to occult magazines of the fin de siècle such as Toronto's The Lamp ... More


General Introduction

Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (eds)

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/9780199654291.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter begins by considering the role of magazines in sustaining and promoting modernism. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to illuminate the rich, miscellaneous ... More


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

Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first of three volumes charting the history of the modernist magazine in Britain, North America, and Europe, this book studies the wide and varied range of ‘little magazines’ which were so ... More


Modernism and the Quality Magazines: Vanity Fair (1914–36); American Mercury (1924–81); New Yorker (1925– ); Esquire (1933– )

Faye Hammill and Karen Leick

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines four magazines — Vanity Fair, American Mercury,New Yorker, and Esquire — that engaged with modernism in varying ways. Vanity Fair showcased modernist art and literature and was ... More


‘Our Own Authentic Wonderland’: The Modernist Geographical Imagination and ‘Little Magazines’ of the American West: Gyroscope (1929–30); Troubadour (1928–32); Westward (1927–34); Laughing Horse (1921–39); New Mexico Quarterly (1931–69); and Intermountain Review (1937–65)

Sarah A. Fedirka

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines six ‘little magazines’ of the American West and locates them within larger conversations about the place the American West, particularly the Southwest, occupies within America's ... More


Pulp Magazines and the Popular Press

David M. Earle

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Twentieth-century popular magazines as a depository of modernism have been largely overlooked, and no type of magazine has been as overlooked as the pulp magazine, especially given its popularity and ... More


The Little Review (1914–29)

Alan Golding

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of The Little Review. Three key editorial names are associated with The Little Review: the founding editor, Margaret Anderson; her partner and associate editor from ... More


Poetry: a Magazine of Verse (1912–36), ‘Biggest of Little Magazines’1

Helen Carr

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, one of the best known of ‘little magazines’ of literary modernism, perhaps the one that encapsulates the centrality of small ... More


Rebel Poets and Critics: The Rebel Poet (1931–2); The Anvil (1933–5); Dynamo (1934–5); and Partisan Review (1934–2003)

Michael Rozendal

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0051
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the ‘little magazines’ that rebelled against the aesthetics and acquisitive individualism that became the dominant tone in the 1920s. The Rebel Poet, which emerged in the years ... More


Making Modernism Safe for Democracy: The Dial (1920–9)

Christina Britzolakis

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the modernist magazine The Dial. The magazine was established in the immediate aftermath of the Great War, and its final issue was published in July 1929. It is ... More


Middling Modernism and the Midwestern Little Magazine: The Midland (1915–33) and Prairie Schooner (1927– )

Jeffrey C. Swenson

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the histories of The Midland in Iowa City and Prairie Schooner in Lincoln, Nebraska, two of the most successful periodicals to follow an expressly regional agenda throughout ... More


The Chap-Book (1894–8)

Giles Bergel

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of The Chap-Book — a magazine that was sometimes ambiguously positioned between a commercial mainstream and a more coterie publication of the bibelot variety. The ... More


Critics Abroad: The Early Years of The Paris Review (1953–65)

Christopher Bains

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Paris Review emerged out of an aesthetic of modernist literary magazines of the early twentieth century associated with the city of the Paris. Ever conscious of the lingering effects of Dadaism ... More


Literature and The Visual Arts: Art and Letters (1917–20) and The Apple (1920–2)

Rebecca Beasley

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/9780199654291.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the immediate aftermath of the Great War, modernist magazines largely relinquished the provocative experiments of early modernism for the consolidation of achievements referred to as high ... More


From Revolution to Republic: Magazines, Modernism, and Modernity in Ireland: The Klaxon (1923), The Irish Statesman (1923–30), The Dublin Magazine (1923–58), To-Morrow (1924), Ireland To-Day (1936–8), and The Bell (1940–54)

Frank Shovlin

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/9780199654291.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines six Irish ‘little magazines’ that ran from 1923 to 1954: The Klaxon, The Irish Statesman, The Dublin Magazine, To-Morrow, Ireland To-Day, and The Bell. Irish magazines emerging ... More


American Manners: The Smart Set (1900–29); American Parade (1926)

Sharon Hamilton

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the histories of Smart Set and American Parade, New York-based magazines that positioned themselves as ‘modern’ via their attention to contemporary trends, including the ... More


‘Audacious Modernity’: The Seven Arts (1916–17); The Soil (1916–17); and The Trend (1911–15)

Victoria Kingham

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses three New York-based magazines — The Seven Arts, The Soil, and The Trend. Both The Seven Arts and The Soil demonstrated an overriding interest in cultural regeneration, but ... More


Between Worlds: Gargoyle (1921–2); This Quarter (1925–32); and Tambour (1929–30)

Gregory Baptista

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The ‘little magazine’ was integral to the development of modernism as a cross-cultural and transatlantic movement and the articulations of its ideas. Several magazines helmed by American expatriates ... More


The London Mercury (1919–39) and Other Moderns

J. Matthew Huculak

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/9780199654291.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the history of The London Mercury under the editorship of editor, John Collings Squire. The magazine experienced three phases in its twenty-year history. The first lasted from ... More


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