By Dean Irvine
The interval among 1916 and 1956 used to be a special period within the background of Canadian publishing. in this interval not just have been an important variety of non-commercial literary, arts, and cultural magazines demonstrated, however it additionally occurred that an unheard of variety of these fascinated with the construction and next modifying of this new kind of journal - the little journal - have been ladies. according to huge new archival and literary ancient study, Editing Modernity examines those Canadian ladies writers and editors and their position within the construction and dissemination of modernist and leftist little magazines.
At as soon as a heritage of literary ladies and of the emergent formations and stipulations of cultural modernity in Canada, Irvine's examine relates women's editorial paintings and poetry to a sequence of crises and transitions in modernist and leftist journal groups, to the general public hearings and released findings of the Massey fee of 1949-51, and to the later improvement of feminist literary magazines and editorial collectives throughout the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. Writers and editors tested during this learn contain Dorothy Livesay, Anne Marriott, Floris McLaren, P.K. web page, Miriam Waddington, plant life Macdonald Denison, Florence Custance, Catherine Harmon, Aileen Collins, and Margaret Fairley.
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Editing Modernity: Women and Little-Magazine Cultures in Canada, 1916-1956 (Studies in Book and Print Culture) by Dean Irvine