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The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Koenraad Claes


Fed up with the commercial and moral restrictions of the mainstream press of the late Victorian era, the diverse avant-garde groups of authors and artists of the Aesthetic Movement developed a new genre of periodicals in which to propagate their principles and circulate their work. Such periodicals are known as ‘little magazines’ for their small-scale production and their circulation among limited audiences, and during the late Victorian period they were often conceptualized as integrated design project or ‘Total Works of Art’ in order to visually and materially represent the ideals of their p ... More

Keywords: Periodicals, book history, Victorian, avant-garde, Aestheticism, Pre-Raphaelitism, Arts & Crafts Movement, Decadence, Fin de Siècle, Total Work of Art

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474426213
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Koenraad Claes, author