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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


Housewives and Citizens: Encouraging Active Citizenship in the Print Media of Housewives’ Associations during the Interwar Years

Caitríona Beaumont

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

When considering the print media of popular housewives’ associations during the interwar years it might well be assumed that articles and features on housework would dominate. This assumption appears ... More


Our Times, Our Perspectives: The Emergence of Mexican Crime Fiction

Pablo Piccato

in History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292611
eISBN:
9780520966079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292611.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the emergence of a popular genre of crime fiction in Mexico in the 1940s. It looks at magazines and short stories. It argues that despite the lack of official support, this ... More


Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Catherine Clay, Maria DiCenzo, Barbara Green, and Fiona Hackney (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book recovers and explores a neglected archive of British women’s periodicals and dispels the myths of the supposed demise of feminism and the interwar decades as a retreat to ‘home and duty’ ... More


Woman’s Outlook 1919–39: An Educational Space for Co-operative Women

Natalie Bradbury

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

WOMAN’S OUTLOOK was first published in 1919 as a magazine for the women of the co-operative movement. Despite extensive scholarship on the Women’s Co-operative Guild (WCG), both within the ... More


‘The Sheep and the Goats’: Interwar Women Journalists, the Society of Women Journalists, and the Woman Journalist

Sarah Lonsdale

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By the outbreak of the Second World War, women made up approximately 20 per cent of journalists in Britain, doubling their participation in mainstream journalism since the turn of the twentieth ... More


Football Town under Friday Night Lights: High School Football and American Dreams

Michael Oriard

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter traces the history of two competing views about the role of high school football in American communities: the “Football Town” and the “Friday Night Lights syndrome.” “Friday Night ... More


A Periodical of Their Own: Feminist Writing in Religious Print Media

Jacqueline R. deVries

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this volume’s rich survey of women’s print media in the interwar period, it might be surprising to find a chapter on feminist writing in religious periodicals – that is, if one assumes that ... More


Women’s Print Media, Fascism, and the Far Right in Britain Between the Wars

Julie Gottlieb

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Women were well represented as leaders, activists, and as contributing journalists in the various fascist movements in Britain between the wars. The first movement to adopt the fascist name in ... More


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