The Egoist (675 words)

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The Egoist: An Individualist Review (1914-19) was in the six years of its appearance the most fruitfully innovative of London’s literary “little magazines”, its contributions to modern literature being momentous while its circulation – dipping below 200 at some points – was tiny. Its significant publications included the serialisation of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1914-15), four instalments of Joyce’s Ulysses (1919), and Wyndham Lewis’s novel Tarr (1916-17), along with poetry of the Imagist group (Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle as “H.D.”, Richard Aldington, Amy Lowell, and F. S. Flint) and of varied American poets (…

Citation: Baldick, Chris. "The Egoist". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 March 2021 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1104, accessed 16 May 2022.]

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