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Title:
The Corsair. [volume] : (New York, N.Y.) 1839-1840
Place of publication:
New York, N.Y.
Geographic coverage:
  • New York, New York, New York  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
Publisher:
N.P. Willis
Dates of publication:
1839-1840
Description:
  • Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 16, 1839)-v. 1, no. 52 (Mar. 7, 1840).
Frequency:
Weekly
Language:
  • English
Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.)--Newspapers.
  • New York (State)--New York.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01204333
Notes:
  • "A gazette of literature, art, dramatic criticism, fashion and novelty."
  • Editors: 1839-1840, N.P. Willis and T.O. Porter.
  • Published by Nathaniel Parker Willis and his friend Dr. T.O. Porter, this weekly publication pirated its material from various sources, mainly European. Willis contributed some writings on art and drama, and then went to Europe, leaving Dr. Porter in charge, sending back Thackeray's travel letters as well as letters of his own, to stimulate the Corsair's failing fortunes. But despite good writing the Corsair declined and ended publication in March of 1840. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
LCCN:
sn 85042393
OCLC:
8900803
ISSN:
2159-0346
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