Chapter 13 - engravings, light literature, and some news....

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1. Magazines were largely elitist - published by and for the “aristocracy” and a small but growing middle class. (253) 2. Harper’s New Monthly was well illustrated and fat in number of pages per issue. Most magazines in the late nineteenth century started to have a lot more illustrations. (255) 3. Some of the other major magazines of the period were the Atlantic Monthly, Southern Literary Magazine, and DeBow’s Review. Illustrated weeklies offered large wood
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Unformatted text preview: engravings, light literature, and some news. These were the first magazines to reach a truly mass audience. (255) 4. The types of periodicals that grew after the Civil War were specialized or “class” periodicals. (259) 5. Magazines were not sensational in content, but they were heavily illustrated compared to earlier decades. Subject matter had gained in variety, and articles on the problems of the day become more common. (261)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course JOUR 3350 taught by Professor Kevinstoker during the Fall '11 term at Texas Tech.

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