A History of American Magazines 1741 1850

Author: Frank Luther Mott
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674395506
Release Date: 1930
Genre: Literary Criticism

"The five volumes of A History of American Magazines constitute a unique cultural history of America, viewed through the pages and pictures of her periodicals from the publication of the first monthly magazine in 1741 through the golden age of magazines in the twentieth century"--Page 4 of cover.

Encyclopedia of the Essay

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135314101
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Reference

This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologies

Library Bulletin

Author: Cornell University. Libraries
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015033598924
Release Date: 1886
Genre:


Publishers Weekly

Author: R.R. Bowker Company
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015033468789
Release Date: 1917
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines