Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Time and TideThe Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Catherine Clay

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781474418188

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.edinburgh.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Edinburgh University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ESO for personal use.date: 05 June 2020

Mediating Culture: Modernism, the Arts and the Woman Reader

Mediating Culture: Modernism, the Arts and the Woman Reader

Chapter:
(p.75) Chapter 3 Mediating Culture: Modernism, the Arts and the Woman Reader
Source:
Time and Tide
Author(s):

Catherine Clay

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.003.0004

This chapter examines Time and Tide’s early music, theatre, film and book reviews – a treasure-trove for exploring trends in interwar literature and the arts as well as debates about the nature and function of criticism itself. Focusing on the contributions of regular columnists including Christopher St John (née Christabel Marshall) and Sylvia Lynd the chapter discusses Time and Tide’s mediation of culture ranging from the modernist and ‘avant-garde’ to the ‘middlebrow’ and popular and posits that its position is identifiably feminist both in terms of its promotion of women in the cultural sphere and in its responses to developments in criticism in the interwar years. Engaging with such topics as the well-known ‘romanticism versus classicism’ debate and modernism’s ‘problem with pleasure’ (Frost 2013), the chapter demonstrates Time and Tide’s commitment both to educating the woman reader in a higher culture and defending traditional reading pleasures.

Keywords:   Time and Tide, book reviews, film, theatre, music, Christopher St John, Sylvia Lynd, woman reader, criticism, modernism

Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.