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Empire Programme Pamphlet

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Empire Review

Total Issues: 535

Mostly non-fiction but carried occasional stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1901 – Aug-1943
  Sep-1943 – Autumn 1951, as Commonwealth and Empire Review

Editors

  C. Kinloch Cooke at outset

Frequency

  mostly monthly, quarterly towards end

Empire Series

Total Issues: 50

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Empress Novelette

Total Issues: 1441

Saw 227 issues as The Empress Novelette before new series launched in 1901.

Issues & Index Sources

  22-Mar-1897 – 1901
  1901 – 1902, as Empress Dainty Novels
  1902 – 1924, as Dainty Novels: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Shurey

Formats

  large digest (octavo)

Frequency

  weekly

Emu Review

Total Issues: 3

Emu Review started in the fall of 1997 as a byproduct of its mother organization, the English Majors Union (EMU). The organization was created to foster a conducive environment for English majors at the University of Vermont. "On hiatus" as of 2002.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall/Winter 1997 – Spring 2000
Publishers:   400 Old Mill UVM, Burlington, VT 05405 (in 2000)
Email Address:   uvmemu@zoo.uvm.edu
Frequency:   irregular
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

Encore

A reprint magazine of high literary standards, describing itself as "a continuing anthology" with "nothing condensed or synposized." It ran for at least three years. Although much of the contents were non-fiction or poetry, writers of fiction represented with short stories or novel extracts include Sherwood Anderson, Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, O. Henry, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Frank Norris, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Emile Zola. The LoC register this as a book/anthology, not a periodical.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1942 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Encore Press

Editors

  Feb-1942 – Dec-1944: Dent Smith
  Jan-1945 – ?: Norman Cousins

Formats

  digest

Prices

  25c

Frequency

  monthly

Encounter

Caused a stir when it was revealed in 1967 it had been part funded by the CIA! A literary and critical review of the arts, it also published much fiction including work by Bertolt Brecht, Albert Camus, Jorge Luis Borges, Harold Pinter, Alan Sillitoe, Paul Bowles, Lawrence Durrell, Boris Pasternak, Vladimir Nabokov, Saul Bellow, William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, J. G. Ballard. Circulation peaked at about 40,000 in early 1960s.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1953 – Sep-1990

Publishers

  Oct-1953 – Jun-1964: Secker & Warburg
  Jul-1964 – ?: Congress for Cultural Freedom/ Encounter

Editors

  Oct-1953 – Jan-1966: Stephen Spender
  Jan-1966 – Jun-1967: Frank Kermode
  Aug-1967 – Oct-1970: Nigel Dennis
  Dec-1970 – Feb-1973: D.J. Enright
  Mar-1973 – ?: Anthony Thwaite

Formats

  standard; later pocketbook

Frequency

  monthly to 1981; then 10 issues per year (Jun/Jul and Sep/Oct combined)

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Encounters Magazine

Total Issues: 6+4=10

Contemporary or dark fantasy, scifi, horror and stories with a paranormal twist. Went online in 2011.

Issues & Index Sources

  1988 – Oct/Nov-1991: Science Fiction Index (Missing: v1 #1, v1 #2, v2 #1, v2 #2)
  Fall 2009 – Nov/Dec-2010: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Black Matrix Publishing, Grants Pass, OR.

Website

  www.blackmatrixpub.com

Editors

  Guy Kenyon
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The End

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1993 – Apr-1997: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #5, 1997)
Publishers:   Necropolitan Press; Westborough, MA.
Editors:   Jeffrey Thomas
 
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Endless Entertainment

Total Issues: 18?

Subtitled "A Series of Original Comic, Terrific, and Legendary Tales", Endless Entertainment was a short lived competitor to John Limbird's successful The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction, a lower-class periodical published in imitation of Blackwood's and tended towards the weird and the sensational

Issues & Index Sources:  6-May-1825 – 19-Aug-1825?: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   G. Herbert, 88 Cheapside, London.
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

The English Girls Journal and Ladies' Magazine

Total Issues: 59

The Emmetts were chief contributors. Becomes Our English Girls Journal and Lady's Magazine

Issues & Index Sources

  10-Oct-1863 – Nov-1864?
  6-Dec-1864 – 2-May-1865?

Publishers

  10-Oct-1863 – Nov-1864?: Harrison
  6-Dec-1864 – 2-May-1865?: Edwin Bailey / W. Eustace Laurence

Editors

  William L. Emmett (?)

The English Illustrated Magazine

Total Issues: 359

Contained many articles on travel and topography, but also copious fiction; in some ways, this was the British publication which pointed the way towards the later Strand Magazine. Authors include Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Stanley J. Weyman, Max Pemberton, etc.

The simultaneous American edition was retitled New Illustrated Magazine from Feb-1897 - Sep-1901.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1883 – Aug-1913: Index to Periodical Literature (to 1899 only)

Publishers

  Oct-1883 – Sep-1892: Macmillan
  Oct-1892 – Sep-1893: Edward Arnold
  Oct-1893 – Sep-1898: Illustrated London News
  Oct-1898 – Sep-1901: William Ingram
  Oct-1901 – Mar-1903: T. Fisher Unwin
  Apr-1903 – Feb-1905: Hutchinson's
  Mar-1905 – Aug-1913: Central Publishing

Editors

  Oct-1883 – Sep-1889: J.W. Comyns Carr
  Oct-1889 – Sep-1893: Clement Kinloch-Cooke
  Oct-1893 – Aug-1899: Clement King Shorter
  Sep-1899 – Sep-1901: Bruce Ingram
  Oct-1901 – Mar-1903: Hannaford Bennett
  Mar-1905 – Aug-1913: Oscar Parker

Formats

  standard with profuse woodcut illustrations

Prices

  Oct-1883 – Sep-1893: 1/-
  Oct-1893 – Aug-1913: 6d

Pagecounts

  Oct-1883 – Sep-1888: 64pp
  Oct-1888 – Mar-1893: 70pp
  Apr-1893 – Sep-1894: 88pp
  Oct-1894 – Sep-1896: 94pp
  Oct-1896 – Aug-1913: 96pp - 112pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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The English Ladies Novelette

A single, anonymous, novelette in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1891 – Aug-1892?: FictionMags Index (volume 1 only)
Publishers:   E.J. Brett
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   24pp
Frequency:   weekly

English Life

Published "The Mahatma's Story" by May Sinclair (Oct. 1924), "The White Pillars Murder" by G. K. Chesterton (Jan. 1925). Not to be confused with English Life and Language (Jan-1946 - Dec-1947, 24 issues)

Issues & Index Sources:  192? – ?
Frequency:   monthly?

The English Magazine

Total Issues: 25

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1929 – Jan-1932
Frequency:   monthly?

The English Review

Total Issues: 344

A literary review with the emphasis on criticism and analysis, it nevertheless published plenty of fiction, including serials and poetry. The first issue included "The Jolly Corner" Henry James, "A Fisher of Men" John Galsworthy and the start of two serials, "The Raid" Leo Tolstoi and "Tono-Bungay," H.G. Wells. Also published Wells's "The New Machiavelli" (May-1910 - Nov-1910). Other authors include Vernon Lee, Violet Hunt, May Sinclair, Lord Dunsany, Richard Middleton, William Beckford (Episodes of Vathek, 1910), L.A.G. Strong, John Collier, Marie Belloc Lowndes, Algernon Blackwood. Published first work by D.H. Lawrence.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1908 – Jul-1937

#merges with The National Review

Publishers

  Dec-1908 – Jul-1909: Duckworth & Co., London
  Aug-1909 – Nov-1910: Chapman & Hall
  Dec-1910 – Dec-1924: English Review
  Jan-1925 – Jan-1927: Eyre & Spottiswoode
  Feb-1927 – May-1927: W.H. Berry
  Jun-1927 – Dec-1935: Eyre & Spottiswoode
  Jan-1936 – Jul-1937: English Review

Editors

  Dec-1908 – Dec-1909: Ford Madox Ford
  Jan-1910 – May-1923: Austin Harrison
  Jun-1923 – May-1931: Ernest Remnant
  Jun-1931 – Dec-1935: Douglas Jerrold
  Jan-1936 – Jun-1936: Wilfrid Hindle
  Jul-1936 – Jul-1937: Derek Walker-Smith

Formats

  standard, pulp paper, unillustrated

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

English Story

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – 1950
Editors:   Woodrow & Susan Wyatt
Frequency:   irregular but roughly annually


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