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The Century Magazine

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The Century Magazine
First issue1881
Final issue1930
CompanyThe Century Company
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

The Century Magazine (officially The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine) was a monthly magazine with pictures. It was first published in the United States in 1881. It was made by The Century Company of New York City to come after Scribner's Monthly Magazine. It ended in 1930 when it was combined with The Forum.[1][2]

The magazine gave readers a mixture of literature, history, current events, and very good illustrations.[3] Every month it printed parts of novels like William Dean Howells's The Rise of Silas Lapham, Jack London's The Sea-Wolf, and Henry James' The Bostonians. It printed a biography of Abraham Lincoln and short writing like "The Lady or the Tiger?" and Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus stories.[2]

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  1. "§10. "Scribner's Monthly; The Century Magazine". XIX. Later Magazines. Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21". www.bartleby.com. Retrieved 2023-02-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hart and Leininger (2003). "Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, The". Oxford Reference - The Oxford Companion to American Literature. Retrieved February 9, 2023.
  3. "The Century Magazine archives". onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu. Retrieved 2023-02-09.