The Periodical Time of Literary Weather

Graham Thompson

University of Nottingham

Graham Thompson is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of four books: Herman Melville: Among the Magazines (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017); American Culture in the 1980s (Columbia University Press & Edinburgh University Press, 2007); The Business of America: The Literary and Critical Production of a Post-War Nation (Pluto Press, 2004); and Male Sexuality under Surveillance: The Office in American Literature (University of Iowa Press, 2003). He has published essays in American Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, the Journal of American Studies, Leviathan and American Literary Realism.


Nineteenth-century literary climates made themselves continuously felt in the repetitions and cycles of the periodicals increasingly dominating print production. Of the nearly 12 billion books, pamphlets, and periodicals... [ view full abstract ]


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