Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
15 (January 1824): 45-50.
He covers a variety of magazines, from Leigh Hunt's The Examiner to Henry Colburn's New Monthly Magazine, but focuses primarily on Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
as emblematic of experimental magazines published between 1815 and 1825.
While Morrison's claim that "the mass media that now dominates our lives developed during his lifetime" is decidedly tendentious (the implication that the audience for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
bore significant relation to what constitutes a mass audience in our age of near universal literacy, tabloids, reality television and the internet is absurd), it is true that De Quincey became an accidental celebrity in an age only recently attuned to the idea of them, in part courtesy of Romantic poets less blessed with powers of survival than De Quincey.
Earlier novels written by Lang were Raymond published in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
in 1840, The Legends of Australia Charles Frederick Howard in 1842.
Patten traces how Ferguson intersected with a number of these spheres: as a magazinist, principally in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
and the Dublin University Magazine, as a member--and eventually president--of the RIA, as a political activist for a brief period, and as a lawyer who had attended Trinity.
Published, on April 19, 1817, in an Irish provincial newspaper, The Newry Telegraph, Wolfe's lines on the burial of General Moore came to the attention of the world of letters when they were republished, without attribution of authorship, in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
for June 1817.
The Lifted Veil was completed on 26 April 1859, and appeared (anonymously, on Eliot's publisher John Blackwood's advice) in the July issue of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
, exactly a year after the journey which inspired it.
To Poe and the British critics who contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
between 1830 and 1840, simplicity is an appropriate and vital requisite of literary composition.
Slaves Waiting for Sale, Richmond, Virginia, was discussed in The Times, the Athenaeum, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
and Art Journal; the last called it "one of the most important pictures in the exhibition" and wrote, "The appalling guilt of that accursed system was never more successfully depicted"--important and timely, since Britain was arming the South and barely able to keep an official neutrality because of its dependence on cotton.
IN OCTOBER 1818, THE ANONYMOUSLY-PUBLISHED PAMPHLET HYPOCRISY Unveiled, and Calumny Detected proclaimed that Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
was "the vilest production that ever disfigured and soiled the annals of literature"--an impressive accomplishment for a periodical that was barely one year old.
17) [John Wilson], "Sotheby's Homer," Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
, 29 (April 1831), 681.
As Mine de Stael, herself in exile from France, travels across Europe and to England, so her works, fusing memoir with cultural and political analysis, are adopted and inflected in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine