The Athenaeum

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Literary/ Cultural Context Note

Literary review founded by J. S. Buckingham in 1828 (succeeding the monthly magazine of the same name which ran from 1807-9). For almost a hundred years it enjoyed an eminent reputation, attracting contributors such as Thomas Carlyle, Robert Browning and Walter Pater in the 19th century, and T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf in the 20th. It closed in 1921

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Citation:
Editors. "The Athenaeum". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1415, accessed 31 July 2014.]


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