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Inaugural Poems in Victorian Periodicals

New or re-launched Victorian periodicals often published as their very first item, in their very first issue, a poem to define the “personality”, ideological orientation, and readership community¬†of the title. These inaugural poems emphasized the cultural value of poetry to the periodical,¬†a value that enhanced the periodical’s claim to literary prestige and also the serial’s […]