Goedkoop, Groot, Geïllustreerd - Literatuurkritiek en publieksbemiddeling in Morks’ Magazijn (1910-1942) en “Zij”: Maandblad voor de vrouw (1916-1942) | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 18, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 1384-5829
  • E-ISSN: 2352-118X


This article discusses the background, content, mission statements and key contributors of the illustrated magazines and , both of which sought to make art, science and literature available to a wide reading public. By employing recent conceptualisations of so-called middlebrow magazines and their specific modes of criticism, this article provides an in-depth view of how popular periodicals could shape (and position themselves within) the public sphere at the beginning of the twentieth century and of the role that cultural mediation and literary criticism played in this process.


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