Abstract and Keywords
‘CAT-Scanning the Little Magazine’ proposes an empirical but nuanced survey of British literary magazines. Such a project would eschew anecdotal approaches to literary history, taking a data approach rooted in indexing, pattern recognition and number, observing and aggregating ‘behavioural traits’ rather than perpetuating and amplifying myth. Indicating how this might proceed, the essay looks at a selection of magazines across the twentieth century from a range of aesthetic traditions, each chosen for the illustrative value of their particular characteristics, and concluding with observations on the relationship between small press culture and the little magazine.
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