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A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography 

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Volume I, 1991

From the Editor. James T. F. Tanner iii 

A New Generation of Reference Books on Newspapers 
and Periodicals: Efforts of the 1980s and '90s / Sam G. Riley 1

Imaging a New Heaven on a New Earth: The Crayon and 19th-Century American Periodical Covers  / Janice Simon 11 Illustrations after page 12 

New Old Additions to the American Canon /  Lawrence L. Berkove 25 

"Magazines As a Powerful Element of Civilization": An Exploration of the Ideology of Literary Magazines, 1830-1850 / Cheryl D. Bohde 34 

Scribner's Monthly and the "Pictorial Representation of Life 
and Truth" in Post-Civil War America  / Robert J. Scholnick 46 Illustrations after page 60 

Walt Whitman, Free Love, and The Social Revolutionist / Kenneth M. Price 70 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and The Rochester (NY) Magazine  Five O'Clock  / Rodger L. Tarr 83 

"Sal" Bernhardt and the Men about Town: Theatre Resources in Chic  / Patricia Marks 86 

Book Reviews

Warner, The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America Ezra Greenspan 105
Journalistic Standards in Nineteenth-Century America Cheryl D. Bohde 107 
Berkove, The Fighting Horse of the Stanislaus: Stories and Essays by Dan De Quille Wesley A. Brifion 108 
Hendrick, Ham Jones, Ante-Bellum Southern Humorist: An AnthologySam G. Riley 110 
Oehlschlaeger, Old Southwest Humor from the St. Louis Reveille, 1844-1850 Pascal Covici, Jr. 112 
Marks P, Bicycles, Bangs, and Bloomers: The New Woman in the Popular Press Patricia Okker 114 
White, Elbert Hubbard's The Philistine, A Periodical of Protest (1895-1915): A Major American "Little Magazine" T.S. McMillin 116 

Periodical Miscellany 118 
About Our Contributors 130 
A Selected List of Current Scholarship on American Periodicals James T. F. Tanner 132
Volume 2,  1992


Willis Gaylord Clark: An Autobiographical Sketch  / Joel Myerson 1

A Posthumous Assessment: The 1849-1850 Periodical Press Response to Edgar Allan Poe    / Burton R. Pollin    6

Poe's "Autobiography": A New Exchange of Reviews 
Kent P. Ljungquist    /  51

Louisa May Alcott and the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette /  Madeleine B. Stern  64; Illustration after page 78

Horace Scudder and Sarah Orne Jewett: Market Forces in Publishing in the 1890s    / Ellery Sedgwick 79

The Making and Breaking of Chicago's America 
/ Guy Szuberla  100; illustrations after page 110

The Image of Blacks within Mormornism as Presented in the Church News (1978-1988)     Newell G. Bringhurst 113

Book Reviews

Alcott, Freaks of Genius: Unknown Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott. Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV, 124
Gibson, Issues in Abstract Expressionism: The Artist-Run Periodicals   Janice Simon, 126
Gifford, American Comic Strip Collections, 1884-1939: The Evolutionary Era   Joseph Witek,  130
Gilmore, Reading Becomes a Necessity of Life: Material Culture and Life in Rural New England, 1780-1835. David A. Rawson, 132
Greenspan, Walt Whitman and the American Reader. Robert J. Scholnick, 134
Janssen, The Kenyon Review 1939-1970: A Critical History. Mary Ellen Zuckerman,  136
Nourie and Nourie, American Mass-Market Magazines. Joseph P. Bernt,  139
Parker, Alias Bill Arp: Charles Henry Smith and the South's "Goodly Heritage". David E. E. Sloane
Reynolds and Smith, eds., "These Sad But Borious Days": Dispatches from Europe, 1846-1850.  Cheryl D. Bohde,
Vanden Heuvel, Untapped Sources: America's Newspaper Archives and Histories. E. Claire Jerry
Witek, Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar.  Jim Baird, 148
Wolf, The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women. Kim Martin Long, 151

Periodical Miscellany. James T. F. Tanner,  154
Founding Members, Research Society for American Periodicals,  159
About Our Contributors.  160

A Selected List of Current Scholarship on American Periodicals.  Sam G. Riley, 163
Volume 3, 1993

Transatlantic Influences on the Reporting of Crime: England vs. America vs. Canada   /   Judith Knelman 1

"Consistent With Honor": The Anglo-American Press War over San Juan Island, 1859  /   Richard D. Fulton 11 

Sarah Josepha Hale, Lydia Sigourney, and the Poetic Tradition in Two Nineteenth-Century Women's Magazines   /  Patricia Okker 32 

Joaquin Miller's Charcoal Sketches: Women   /  Margaret Guilford-Kardell 43 

The Nineteenth-Century Periodical Novel Continued: Bonfire of the Vanities in Rolling Stone   /  Michael Lund 51 

Ernest Hemingway and Life: Consuming Revolutions   /  Daniel Morris 62 

Democrats Abroad: Continental Literature and the American Bard in the United States Magazine and Democratic Review / Joshua David Scholnick 75 

Newspapers and Printing Presses in Early Illinois   /  Terence A. Tanner 100

Book Reviews 

Lund, America's Continuing Story: An Introduction to Serial Fiction, 1850-1900 Scott Peeples 114 
Baldasty, The Commercialization of News  in the Nineteenth Century Cheryl D.Bohde 115 
Clifford, Crusader for Freedom: A Life of Lydia Maria Child
Amy Beth Winn 117
, DLB, Vols. 73, 79, 91 Andrew Jay Hoffman 120 
Dawson, Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan Joseph W. Slade 123 
Stanchak, Leslie's Illustrated Civil War
Carlebach, The Origins of Photojournalism in America 
Rose, Victorian America and the Civil War Judith Yaross Lee 124 

Magazine Week Profit Profiles, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Joseph P. Bernt 128 

Douglas, The Smart Magazines: 50 Years of Literary Revelry and High Jinks at Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Life, Esquire, and The Smart Set David E. E. Sloane 130 
Kopley, Edgar Allan Poe and The Philadelphia Saturday News 

Books Received 133 
Periodical Miscellany     James T. F. Tanner 136 
Founding Members, Research Society for American Periodicals 139 

About Our Contributors 140 

A Selected List of Current Scholarship on American Periodicals Sam G. Riley 143 
Volume 4, 1994

A New Englander's Obituary Eulogy of Poe   /  Burton R. Pollin 1

Thoreau's Reputation in the Major Magazines, 1862-1900: A Summary and Index  /  Daniel A. Wells 12 

Science and the Reception of Poetry in Postbellum American Journals  /  Allene Cooper 24 

Idella Pumell's PALMS and Godfather Witter Bynne / 
Vilma Potter 47 

All the News That Fits in Eight Pages: The Palestine Daily Herald as an Artifact of a Community's Culture 
/ Don Walden 65 

Mixed Messages: Representations of Consumption and Anti-Consumption in The New Yorker Magazine: 1945-1952 / Mary F. Corey 78 

From Gutenberg to Gigabytes: The Electronic Periodical Comes of Age    /  Karen Rupp-Serrano 96 

Lancaster, Gentleman of the Press: The Life and Good Times of an Early Reporter,Julian Ralph of the Sun   Ed Adams 105 
Hutton, The Early Black Press in America, 1827 to 1860. 
Potter, Afro-American Publications and Editors, 1827-1946 Harry Amana 106 
Cross, Editor, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (1993). Inaugural issue Arvis Coleman 113 
Simonds and Rothman, Centuries of Solace: Expressions of Maternal Grief in Popular Literature Suzy Beemer 114 
Clurman, To the End of Time: The Seduction and Conquest of a Media Empire Joseph P. Bernt 116 
McCracken, Decoding Women's Magazines: From Mademoiselle to Ms.    Frances M. Malpezzi 118 
Oriard, Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle    Benjamin G. Rader 121 
Zboray, A Fictive People: Antebellum Economic Development and the American Reading Public    Robert J. Scholnick 124 
Peterson, Alfred Stieglitz's Camera Notes Janice Simon 127 
Honey, Breaking the Ties That Bind: Popular Stories of the New Woman, 1915-1930  Wendy Simonds 130 
Jones, Heretics and Hellraisers: Women Contributors to The Masses, 1911-1917 Susan Belasco Smith 132 

About Our Contributors 134 
A Selected List of Current Scholarship on American Periodicals     Sam G. Riley 138 
Volume 5,  1995

Editorial Politics in Herman Melville's  Benito Cereno     / Sheila Post-Lauria 1

Expanding the Scope of Periodical History for Literary Studies: Irving Bacheller and His Newspaper Fiction Syndicate / Charles Johanningsmeier 14 

"Nature Was Her Lady's Book": Ladies' Magazines, American Indians, and Gender, 1820-1859   /  Linda M. Clemmons 40 

Virtuous and Vicious: The Dual Portrayal of Women in Colonial Newspapers    / David A. Copeland 59 

From Educated Citizen to Educated Consumer: The Good Citizenship and Pro-Advertising Campaigns in The Woman's Home Companion, 1920-1938  / Mary Ellen Zuckerman 86 

The North American Review, 1815-1835: The Invention of the American Past     /  Etsuko Taketani 111 

Jennings, Labor Relations at the New York Daily News: Peripheral Bargaining and the 1990 Strike   Randal A. Beam 128 
Endres, Trade, Industrial, and Professional Periodicals of the United States Patrick J. Clinton 131 
Calvert and Forman,Cartooning Texas: One Hundred Years of Cartoon Art in the Lone Star State   Gilbert M. Cuthbertson 134 
Streitmatter, Raising Her Voice: African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History   Eddith A. Dashiell 136 
Damon-Moore, Magazines for the Millions: Gender and Commerce in the Ladies' Home Journal 
and the Saturday Evening Post, 1880-1920   Frances M. Malpezzi 138 
Wachsberger, Voices from the Underground Vol. 1 Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Vol. 2-A Directory of Resources and Sources of the Vietnam Era Underground Press   Nancy L. Roberts 140 
Sedgwick, A History of the Atlantic Monthly 1857-1909: Yankee Humanism at High Tide and Ebb  Robert J. Scholnick 142 
Harris, Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1993 Annual  Richard Streckfuss 144 

About Our Contributors   Kenneth Robert Price 147 

A Selected List of Current Scholarship on American Periodicals  Sam G. Riley 149 
Volume 6, 1996

Who Brings Home the Bacon? Shakespeare and Turn-of-the-Century American Authorship 
Susanna Ashton 1

Little Magazines and the Emergence of Modernism in the Fin de Siecle    Melinda Knight 29 

Cities of Paradise, Comrade Kingdoms, and the Worlds of Light: Some Versions of the Socialist Utopia in The Comrade (1901-1905)    Kenneth Payne 46 

Against Novels: Fanny Fem's Newspaper Fictions and the Reform of Print Culture     Claire C. Pettengill 61 

The Editor's Desk at Sartain's Magazine: 1849-1851 
Heidi M. Schultz 92 

Some Perilous Stuff: What the Religious Reviewers Really Said about The Scarlet Letter   Lisa Herb Smith 135 


Mitchell, The New Girl: Girls' Culture in England, 1880-1915
Tinkler, Constructing Girlhood: Popular Magazines for Girls 
Growing Up in England, 1920-1950 Amy Beth Aronson 144 
Abrahamson, Magazine-Made America: The Cultural Transformation of the Postwar Periodical Joseph P. Berut 147 
Streitmatter, Unspeakable: The Rise of the Gay and Lesbian Press in America Edra Charlotte Bogle 149 
Abrahamson, Editor, The American Magazine: Research Perspectives and Prospects Katherine Ann Bradshaw 152 
McCloud, Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art Jim Healey 155 
Kunkel, Genius in Disguise: Harold Ross of The New Yorker 
Lorenz, The Art of The New Yorker 1925-1995 Judith Yaross Lee 157 
Bergmann, God in the Street: New York from the Penny Press to Melville Kim Martin Long 160 

About Our Contributors Stacy Erickson 163 
American Periodicals: A Selected Checklist of Scholarship and Criticism, 1993-1996   Sam Riley 166 
Volume 7, 1997

Colonizing the Coffee Table-- National Geographic Magazine and Erasure of Difference in the Representation of Women    Jessamyn Neuhaus 1

Voice As a Determinant of Literary Journalism: Use of Fictitious Literary Characters by American Newspaper Columnists     Sam G. Riley 27 

The Magazine As Mentor: A Turn-of-the-Century Handwritten Magazine by St. Louis Women Authors 
Lee Jolliffe & Virginia Whitehouse 48 

What's Old Is New: The Need for Historical Inspiration 
in Contemporary Magazine Design    Carol E. Holstead 73 


Pfaelzer, Parlor Radical: Rebecca Harding Davis 
and the Origins of American Social Realism Stacy Erickson 

About Our Contributors Stacy Erickson 90 
American Periodicals: A Selected Checklist of Scholarship and Criticism, 1994-1997     Sam G. Riley 92 
Volume 8, 1998


Transitional Values in American Periodicals: Sea Stories and National Identity in the Philadelphia Monthly Magazine (1827), the Bower of Taste (1828), and New England Magazine (1832)  / William E. Lenze, 1

A Firestorm of Criticism: Metcalfe and the Theatrical Syndicate, 1904-1905 /  Patricia Marks, 15

Mrs. Hale on Mrs. Stowe and Slavery / Beverly Peterson,  30

Mrs. Muzzy--Who Was She? In Search of a Nineteenth-Century Woman Editor /  Sandra Roff and Douglas Duchin, 45

A Front Seat to Lizzie Borden: Julian Ralph, Literary Journalism, and the Construction of Criminal Fact / Karen S. H. Roggenkamp, 60

Vice Versa:America’s First Lesbian Magazine / / Rodger Streitmatter, 78

Heller and Fili, Cover Story: The Art of American Magazine Covers 1900-1950.  Janice Simon,  96
Hays, A Race at Bay: New York Times Editorials on the “Indian Problem,” 1860-1900. Markku Henriksson,  98
Ohmann, Selling Culture: Magazines, Markets, and Class at the Turn of the Century and Making and Selling Culture Sharon Hamilton, 99
Hutton and Strauss Reed, Outsiders in 19th Century Press History: Multicultural Perspectives.  Kenneth R. DeShane,  103
Johnston, Real Fantasies: Edward Steichen’s Advertising Photography.  Janice Simon, 105
Marek, Women Editing Modernism: “Little” Magazines and Literary History.  Joseph W. Slade, 108

About Our Contributors. Stacy Erickson, 110

American Periodicals: A Selected Checklist of Scholarship and Criticism, 1995-1998. by Sam Riley, p. 112

Cumulative Index, Volume 1-7 (1991-1997), Author, Subject, and Title Index. by Stacy Erickson, 121
Volume 9, 1999

The "Missing" Version of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Business Man"    J. E. Reiny 1

Garrison, Milton, and the Rhetoric of Demonization    David Boocker  15 

The Slave's Friend: An Abolitionist Magazine for Children     Christopher D. Geist 27 

George Eliot, Realism, and the American Press      V. Griffith 36 

"Applying the Standards of Intrinsic Excellence": Nationalism and Arnoldian Cultural Valuation in The Century Magazine     J. Arthur Bond 55 

From Ghosting to Free-Lancing: Mary Margaret McBride Covers Royalty and Radio Rex for the Saturday Evening Post, Woman's Home Companion, and Cosmopolitan (1925-1935)     Beverly G. Merrick 74 

About Our Contributors   Tracy Turner 97 
American Periodicals: A Selected Checklist of Scholarship and Criticism, 1996-1999   Kim Martin Long 98 

Volume 10,  2000


Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard, the Daily Alta California, and the Tradition of American Humor      Susan Belasco 1

Bringing Down Holy Science: The North American Review and Jacksonian Scientific Inquiry     James V. Werner 27

A Nineteenth-Century Virginia Journalist: Samuel Gillock and The Valley Star      William W.Reynolds 43

A Progressive Klan: What Happens When a News Subject Controls Its Image     Don Walden 57

Langston Hughes' Jesse B. Semple Columns as  Literary Journalism                  Sam G. Riley 63

An Unnoticed Satirical Poem: Reviewing Dickens's American Notes in a Major American Magazine 79

Carstarphen and Zavoina, Sexual Rhetoric     Kim Martin Long 90
Johnson and Prijatel, Magazine Publishing    Sam G. Riley 93

About Our Contributors   Tracy Turner 96

Annual Selected Bibliography of Scholarship on American Periodicals, 1997-2000     Kim Martin Long 98

Volume 11, 2001

"Domesticity and Women's Collective Agency: Contribution and Collaboration in America's First Successful Women's Magazine       Amy Aronson 1
Harper's Weekly and the Spectacle of Industrialization    Gib Prettyman 24

The Offending Hand of War in Harper's Weekly  Valerie DeBrava 49

The Creation of a Public Persona in the Poetry of Anna Cora Mowatt   
Kelly S. Taylor 65

“These Days of Double Dealing”: Edgar Allan Poe and the Business of Magazine Publishing      Thomas F. Marvin  81

Seventy-five Years of The New Yorker Cartoons: A History  Steven H. Gale 95

Hume, Obituaries in American Culture      Cynthia Ryan 131
Turner, When Giants Ruled     George A. Thompson 134
Decosta-Willis, The Memphis Diary of Ida B. Wells     135
Morrisson, The Public Face of Modernism     Craig Monk. 136
Smith, Hard-Boiled      Linda Frost 138
Thom, Inside Ms.;
Farrell, Yours in Sisterhood. Janice Hume 141
Review Essay. Jayne E. Marek 144

About Our Contributors   148

Recent Scholarship on American Periodicals, 1998-2001 Kim Martin Long 151

Volume 12, 2002

Special Issue: Periodical Research in the American Classroom
Guest Editor: Janet Gabler-Hover

Introduction: Janet Gabler-Hover, Guest Editor i 

Teaching American Periodicals    Patricia Okker 1

A Revolutionary Aim: The Rhetoric of Temperance in the Anglo-African Magazine     Shelley Block 9

Using Magazines in Undergraduate Literature Courses    Ellery Sedgwick 25

The Evolution of Howells's Realism: “Suburban Sketches”  George Lanum      34

Periodical Research: Open Sesame    Janet Gabler-Hover      40

"”Vice Breeds Crime”: The “Germs” of Mark Twain's Puddn'head Wilson     Merit Kaschig 49 

The Politics of the Picturesque: The Marches Settle Van Rensselaer's New York City    Brandon Rogers,  75 

Juxtaposition and Serendipity: Teaching Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century American Literature   Susan Belasco  89

"How the great do tumble": Mark Twain's Later Articles in the San Francisco Daily Alta California    Andrew W. Jewell  96 

Reading the 1890s through the Periodical Lens      Susan Harris Smith 115 

Dominance of the Fittest: The Animal Story in 1890s Cosmopolitan Magazine as Assertion of American Middle-Class Identity at the End of the Nineteenth Century     Christine Mahady 127

New-Old Tools: A New Approach for Using Nineteenth-Century African American Periodicals for English Teachers        Jocelyn Chadwick 143

Canonization Reconstructed: Inclusion and Exclusion in Nineteenth-Century African-American Periodicals with an Ear to the Music of African Americans         Genithia Lilla Hogges 152 

“The Mob Before Him”: Teaching Antebellum Literature with Periodicals     Robert Scholnick, 163

Civil Disobedience and the Democratic Review      Jennifer Powell 172 

A Veritable Scholarly Frontier     Kathleen Diffley,  179

Dollars and Cents: A Reading Journal Response about “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” American Money, and Literary Magazines of the 1850s    Michael Germana  193

“You, who so well know the nature of my soul”: Poe and the Question of Literary Audience"   Jeffrey A. Charis-Carlson 198

Walker, Shaping Our Mothers' World reviewed by Amy Beth Aronson 209
Greenspan, George Palmer Putnam reviewed by Patricia Okker 212
Coward, The Newspaper Indian. Reviewed by Kenn DeShane 214
Kanellos & Martell, Hispanic Periodicals in the United States reviewed by Kirsten Silva Gruesz 216
Schechter, Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American Reform, 1880-1930 reviewed by Jeffrey R.Williams 219
Rhodes, Mary Ann Shadd Cary reviewed by Robert Nowatzki 222

About Our Contributors 224

Recent Scholarship on American Periodicals A Two-Decade Sampling of Selected Resources for and about Periodical Pedagogy    
Kim Martin Long,  227

Volume 13, 2003

From the Editors' Chairs


Arthur Scherr

Ingrid Satelmajer

Kristin A. Risley

James S. Miller

David W. Clippinger  

Book Reviews
Debating the Issues in Colonial Newspapers: Primary Documents on Events of the Period. By David Copeland
Reviewed by Colin T. Ramsey

Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers. By David Paul Nord
Reviewed by Bonnie Brennen

“The Only Efficient Instrument”: American Women Writers and the Periodical, 1837-1916. Edited by Aleta Feinsod Cane and Susan Alves
Reviewed by Amy Aronson

The Girl on the Magazine Cover: The Origins of Visual Stereotypes in American Mass Media. By Carolyn Kitch
Reviewed by Sara Robbins

Selected Scholarship, 1999-2003
Kim Martin Long

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