Books: The Not-So-Advance Guard

Underneath the active literary world is another busy world of which the average reader seldom hears: that of the "little" magazine. Traditionally the little magazine serves two purposes: it offers a haven to the experimental, and it also gives early publication to new talent (which is not always the same thing). To keep an eye on the little magazine is to keep an eye on both the future and the futureless.

On the Frontier. How goes the avantgarde? A survey of the present leaders in the little magazine field (Evergreen Review, New World...

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