Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jared Gardner

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780252036705

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252036705.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.illinois.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Illinois University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ISO for personal use (for details see http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 25 September 2017

What Happened Next

What Happened Next

Chapter:
(p.169) Conclusion What Happened Next
Source:
The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture
Author(s):

Jared Gardner

Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036705.003.0006

This concluding chapter examines the shifts from the early American magazine into the “golden age” of the nineteenth-century American magazine. If the tumultuous birth of the nation was the most tremendous force shaping the first generations of the early republic, by the antebellum period, and especially after the Crash of 1837, the dramatically changing urban landscape was the engine transforming everyday life for millions of Americans—including the ways in which magazines were published and read. It is thus not surprising that the magazine imagined by this country's first century of editors as offering a model for the literary and political foundations of the new nation increasingly became reimagined after 1810 as a refuge from the realities of nation-building. Alongside this history, the chapter also takes a brief look into the advent of the new media “magazine” taking shape as of this publication.

Keywords:   nineteenth century, American magazines, magazine golden age, nation-building, new media magazine, American magazine history, magazine culture

Illinois Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.