American Mass-Market Magazines

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Information Sources

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Frank Leslie and the Traditions and Progress of Illustrative Art." Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, August 1895, pp. 253-54.

"Frank Leslie and Miriam Florence Folline Leslie." Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946.

Gambee, Bud Leslie Jr. Frank Leslie and His Illustrated Newspaper, 1855-1860. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Department of Library Science, 1964.

Mott, Frank Luther. A History of American Magazines, vol. 3, 1865-1885. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1938.

Stern, Madeleine B. Purple Passage: The Life of Mrs. Frank Leslie. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1953.


INDEX SOURCES

Review of Reviews Index; Dramatic Index; Poole's ( 1905-1906); Readers' Guide ( 1905-1906).


LOCATION SOURCES

Available in microform.


Publication History

MAGAZINE TITLE AND TITLE CHANGES

Frank Leslie Popular Monthly, January 1876-February 1904; Leslie Monthly Magazine, March 1904-August 1905.


VOLUME AND ISSUE DATA

Vol. 1, no. 1, January 1876-August 1905 vol. 60, no. 4. Monthly.


PUBLISHER AND PLACE OF PUBLICATION

Frank Leslie, 1876-July 1878; Frank Leslie Publishing House, August 1878- August 1905. New York(?).


EDITORS

Frank Leslie, 1876-1880; [Mrs. Frank Leslie] 1880-1899; Ellery Sedgwick, 1900- 1905.


CIRCULATION

200,000 ( 1898).

Stephanie Childs Sigala


LIBERTY

Very few periodicals intended for a mass market dare to reflect the personal beliefs and characters of their editors. An exception was Liberty, an anarchist magazine edited by Benjamin Ricketson Tucker from 1881 through 1908. Though not devoted specifically to politics, literature, women's issues, or popular fiction, as were many contemporaneous periodicals, Liberty encompassed all of these. Liberty is an excellent example of a special-interest group making the most of nineteenth-century publishing practices to market its ideas to the public.

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American Mass-Market Magazines
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • A 3
  • The American Farmer 3
  • American Heritage 7
  • American Magazine and Historical Chronicle 12
  • American Mercury 13
  • The American Whig Review 18
  • Argosy 29
  • Atlantic Monthly 32
  • C 47
  • Changing Times 47
  • The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine 58
  • Cosmopolitan 78
  • Crawdaddy 88
  • D 95
  • Debow's Review 95
  • E 103
  • F 119
  • G 131
  • H 149
  • Health 152
  • High Times 161
  • Home Mechanix 165
  • Horizon 170
  • I 177
  • K the Kiplinger Magazine. See Changing Times 181
  • L 193
  • Liberty 195
  • Life 207
  • Lippincott's Magazine 213
  • Littell's Living Age 222
  • Look 225
  • M 235
  • Mcclure's Magazine 247
  • N 271
  • National Police Gazette 284
  • Niles' Weekly Register 329
  • O 341
  • P/Q 349
  • Parade 349
  • People Weekly 359
  • Playboy 367
  • Playgirl 375
  • Popular Science: the What's New Magazine 385
  • Prevention Magazine 399
  • Psychology Today 404
  • R 419
  • Reader's Digest 425
  • Rolling Stone 442
  • S 445
  • Saturday Review 452
  • Scribner's Magazine 458
  • The Smart Set 467
  • Smithsonian 474
  • Sunset 479
  • T 491
  • Travel-Holiday 507
  • True Story 510
  • Tv Guide 519
  • U 529
  • Usa Weekend 531
  • U.S. News and World Report 534
  • V 547
  • Vanity Fair 547
  • Village Voice 551
  • Vogue 556
  • W 561
  • Index 585
  • Contributors 605
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