Spain and the Magazine: The Spanish Civil War in New Frontier
Below is New Frontier, a magazine that ran from 1936 to 1937. The magazine is a crucial source for understanding of scope of Canadian cultural production about the conflict, in part, because of the large amount of texts that sit adjacent across genres. For example, a poem will appear alongside an illustration and below a news report. What
Possible Discussion Topics/Assignments:
-Print culture and design
-Poetry and activism
Have students write a short essay exploring the ways in which different texts take on different meanings because of their adjacency.
Key Terms: Periodical Culture, New Frontier, Poetry, Illustration, Reportage, Journalism.