The Atlantic Monthly, 1857-1909: Yankee Humanism at High Tide and Ebb

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Index
Adams, Charles Francis, 215; Atlantic endorses for President, 154; reform journalism in Atlantic, 157, 258
Adams, Henry, 249
Addams, Jane: critique of philanthropy, 258; in Page Atlantic, 265; Scudder rejects, 215
Advertising: aimed at teachers, 217; aimed at women, 255; of Atlantic in newspapers, 150; effect on book reviews, 296-97; in Fields Atlantic, 82; under Page, 272; rates in Atlantic, 130
Agassiz, Louis, 23; in Fields Atlantic, 87, 100
Alcott, Louisa May, 93
Alden, Henry Mills: 217, 276; editorial license, 171; friendship with Scudder, 204; rejects Chesnutt's fiction, 266; salary, 206; secures Wister for Harper's, 236
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 249; accomplishments as editor, 199; aestheticism of, 169, 184; American authors poll, 165; authors solicited by, 176; background of, 164; contents of his Atlantic, 182; contrast with Howells, 159; contrast with Scudder, 201-2; cultural conservatism of, 11- 13, 162, 169, 172, 185; described, 165; dislike of self-revelation, 184; editorial license, 171; editorial methods, 170-77; editorial policy, 11-14; edits Every Saturday, 165; enthusiasm for Boston, 165-66; forced to resign, 198; fortyfour when appointed, 203; genteel tradition and, 161, 315-16; Howells rejects, 149; Lillie Wyman and, 321; literary judgment, 169; New York writers and, 165; office at 4 Park Street, 170; publishes in Harper's, Century, 180; regular contributors under, 175; reputation of, 165, 299; reviews for Atlantic, 88; salary, 167; Scudder and, 205; Scudder jokes by, 228; social life, 166-68; Story of a Bad Boy, 169
Allen, Francis, rejected as assistant editor, 212
American News Service, 311; Jenkins negotiates with, 280
Anonymity of early authors, 36
Antislavery movement: Atlantic founding and, 29, 33; diversity of, 23
Arnold, Matthew: Atlantic shares cultural mission, 12, 181-83; criticizes Atlantic's nationalism, 52
Atlantic: advocates American literature, 11, 35; advocates reform, 10; bound into volumes, 251; competition with other magazines, 11, 12; cover, 35; cultural nationalism of, 10; distribution of, 81; economic pressure to diversify, 9, 317; ethnocentrism in, 268; first issue described, 34-38; founding, 3-4, 29; high culture and, 3, 129, 242, 315-17; named by Holmes, 34; national scope of, 10; New England regionalism of, 10; overview of first fifty years, 9-19, 314-18; price, 39, 247; profit and loss ( 1890s), 206, 238, 240; profit and loss ( 1901-1908), 311; profit and loss under Page, 272; progressivism of, 17; religious liberalism of, 10; sale to Ticknor and Fields, 64. See also entries under editors
Atlantic, changes in. See under editor, accomplishments
Atlantic Monthly Company buys Atlantic in 1908312
Austin, Mary, 308, 316; criticized in Atlantic, 298; Perry and, 292-93
Babad, Nathan, immigrant autobiography of, 308
Babbitt, Irving, Scudder publishes, 214
Bankroft, George: on Lincoln, 103; on manifest destiny, 106
Bellamy, Edward, Scudder solicits, 224
Bishop, W. H.: serials for Aldrich, 192; writes on New York for Howells, 150
Bok, Edward, 15, 247, 278; Perry learns editing from, 276
Book reviews: under Aldrich, 188-91; under Fields, 72, 87-88; under Howells, 119-20, 152-

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