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Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Fiona Green


This book is a collection of essays on an iconic American periodical, providing new insights into twentieth-century literary culture. The book reads across and between The New Yorker departments, from sports writing to short stories, cartoons to reporters at large, poetry to annals of business. Attending to the relations between these kinds of writing and the magazine's visual and material constituents, the book examines the distinctive ways in which imaginative writing has inhabited the ‘prime real estate’ of this enormously influential periodical. In bringing together a range of sharply angl ... More

Keywords: twentieth-century literature, literary culture, New Yorker, American periodical, American writing, American writers, periodical culture, cultural analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748682492
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fiona Green, editor
University of Cambridge