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English Literary Periodicals (Microform Collection)


This collection is also known as English Literary Periodical Series.  It includes periodicals published in Great Britain during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and is predominantly literary in nature, but also includes theatrical, satirical, political, religious, and women's magazines.

Important writers represented, include, Defoe, Addison, Steele, Swift, Smollett, Goldsmith, Johnson, Mill, Hunt, Lamb, Tennyson, Dickens, and George Eliot. Famous journals represented include the Spectator, the Guardian, the Rambler, the Monthly Review, and the New London Magazine.


Call numbers vary by title; most are MicFilm AP3 or AP4. Check the library catalog for locations.


Some of the titles in this collection are accessible via the Libraries catalog.

Accessing English Literary Periodicals: a Guide to the Microfilm Collection. This guide contains title, subject, editor and reel number indexes. Article-level indexing is not provided.  Z692 .S5 U56 1981

The collection is based on this bibliography: Studies in the Early English PeriodicalPN5124 .P4 B6