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T. S. Eliot and Cyril Connolly
Horizon Journal of Literature & Art ed. Cyril Connolly Complete Set 1939 - 1949
London - edited by Cyril Connolly. vintage - very good condition - full set from 1939 until 1950. Please get in touch with reasonable offers, only. Thank you. Horizon: A Review of Literature and Art was a literary magazine published in London, UK, between December 1939 and January 1950. Published every four weeks, it was edited by Cyril Connolly, who made it into a platform for a wide range of distinguished and emerging writers. It had a print run of 120 issues[1][2] or 20 volumes.[3] Connolly founded Horizon after T. S. Eliot ended The Criterion in January 1939, with Peter Watson as its financial backer[2] and de facto art editor. Connolly was editor throughout its publication and Stephen Spender was an uncredited associate editor until early 1941.[4] Connolly described the magazine's goal during World War II as[2] encouraging the young writers-at-arms who seem to find the need to write more irresistible as the War progresses, keeping them in touch with their French and American contemporaries--in short, continuing our policy of publishing the best critical and creative writing we can find in wartime England and maintaining the continuity of the present with the past. The magazine had a small circulation of around 9,500, but an impressive list of contributors, and it made a significant impact on the arts during and just after the war. Connolly issued an all-Irish number in 1941, an all-Swiss number in 1946 and a U. S. number in October 1947.[5] There was also a French issue and one comprising The Loved One, the novel by Evelyn Waugh. Paul Fussell praised Horizon as "one of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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