Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist MagazinesVolume II: North America 1894-1960$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199545810

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 November 2017

Negotiating the Margins of the American South

Negotiating the Margins of the American South

The Double Dealer (1921–9)

Chapter:
(p.523) 22 Negotiating the Margins of the American South
Source:
The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines
Author(s):

Craig Monk

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0030

This chapter discusses the history of The Double Dealer, which was formed in 1921 to ‘modernize southern letters’. The magazine published many new writers including very early works by Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and Jean Toomer. However, the question of how far it supported Southern writers and artists is an ambiguous one, given that many of its most important discoveries were not from the nearby locale. Another instance of the ambiguous stance of The Double Dealer was that towards Europe: it published Paris letters from Alfred Kreymborg and Djuna Barnes, detailing the exploits of American exiles, while suggesting in one editorial that the vogue for Europe was finished. More positively, however, it published European work in translation, such as Anton Chekhov, Jules Laforgue, and Stéphane Mallarmé, thus bypassing the North/South debate in favour of a more typical modernist internationalism.

Keywords:   American magazine, periodical, southern letters, modernist internationalism

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .