Periodical Time in Nineteenth Century Children's Magazines

Shawna McDermott

University of Pittsburgh

Shawna McDermott is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Pittsburgh, where she studies connections between childhood, race, visuality, and periodicals in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


Abrupt changes in how time was calculated and understood in the mid- to late-nineteenth century, including the creation of time zones and the new national regulation of mail and train schedules, suggests that the nation in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Shawna McDermott (University of Pittsburgh)

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Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth


S7b » Seminar 7.b: Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth II (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Boardroom East)

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