The Smart Magazines

The Smart Magazines

50 Years of Literary Revelry and High Jinks at Vanity Fair, the New Yorker, Life, Esquire, and the Smart Set

Book - 1991
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The "smart magazines" of a half-century ago thrived in an America where TV was nonexistent and the public turned to print for ideas and entertainment. In this collective biography, Douglas (English, U. of Illinois) presents the personalities and talents, the excesses, successes, failures, and fun that happened in the golden age of American magazines. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1991
ISBN: 9780208023094
Call Number: 051 D745s
Characteristics: 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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