I fancy it was well for me at this period to have got at the four great English reviews, the Edinburgh, the Westminster, the London Quarterly, and the North British, which I read regularly, as well as Blackwood's Magazine
. We got them in the American editions in payment for printing the publisher's prospectus, and their arrival was an excitement, a joy, and a satisfaction with me, which I could not now describe without having to accuse myself of exaggeration.
I admit that I was absorbed by the distant view, so absorbed that I didn't notice then that the motif of the story is almost identical with the motif of "The Lagoon." However, the idea at the back is very different; but the story is mainly made memorable to me by the fact that it was my first contribution to "Blackwood's Magazine
" and that it led to my personal acquaintance with Mr.
The period is that which follows on my connection with Blackwood's Magazine
. I had just finished writing "The End of the Tether" and was casting about for some subject which could be developed in a shorter form than the tales in the volume of "Youth" when the instance of a steamship full of returning coolies from Singapore to some port in northern China occurred to my recollection.
Its politics were strongly liberal, and to oppose it the Tory 'Quarterly Review' was founded in 1808, under the editorship of the satirist William Gifford and with the cooperation of Sir Walter Scott, who withdrew for the purpose from his connection with the 'Edinburgh.' These reviews were followed by other high-class periodicals, such as 'Blackwood's Magazine
,' and most of the group have maintained their importance to the present day.
In 1857, when she was 37, The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton, the first of the three stories comprising Scenes of Clerical Life, and the first work of George Eliot, was published in Blackwood's Magazine
As co-founder and contributing editor of Blackwood's Magazine
, John Wilson earned a glowing reputation as an outstanding critic and essayist, writing under the pseudonym of Christopher North.
Chicago: A.C McClurg, 1912); Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, Blackwood's Magazine
, 1899); Richard Marquand, dir., Return of the Jedi (Film, Lucasfilm, 1983).
So we have Morgan Odoherty, a fiction of Blackwood's Magazine
, repurposing an incident from Walter Scott's latest novel, an act that self-consciously parallels the many contemporary theatrical repurposings of Scott's novels.
Charles Lever, writing in Blackwood's Magazine
, said Cook swamped Europe with "everything that is lowbred, vulgar and ridiculous".
Hasell presents her Compliments to the Editor of Blackwood's Magazine
and ventures to offer for his approval an article on the Idylls of the King.
If tourism is imperialism by other means ('Cook simply owns Egypt' as Blackwood's Magazine
put it in 1899), then Humphreys' account is of an empire's rise rather than its traditional decline and fall.
However, The Thirty-Nine Steps appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine
between July and September 1915 with publication in book form following in October.