February/ March 2010
The UK's oldest cultural journal featuring the best original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays since 1732.
The London Magazine has been responsible for publishing some of the most significant literature in British history. From Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats to T. S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas and Doris Lessing, today it remains at the forefront with the best contemporary writing. Its writers on art have included John Richardson, Alan Bowness, Edward Lucie-Smith and Mel Gooding and it has featured original work by Graham Sutherland, Prunella Clough, Maggie Hambling and Frank Auerbach.
Poetry by Will Vigar, Sheenagh Pugh, Michael O’Neill,
Sharon Black, Grey Gowrie, Kevin Cahill, Hugh Dunkerley, Alycia Pirmohamed, Robert Hamberger, Alison Brackenbury, Georges Fourest (trans. Timothy Adès), Steven O’Brien and Matthew Smith
Short Fiction by David Keenan and Terry Craven
Daniel Mulhall on James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’
Robert Wilton on the legacy of Skanderbeg
Peter Davies on the mosaics inspired by William Blake
Nicholas Summerfield on Anthony Burgess
Oggy Boytchev on My London
Suzi Feay on Robert Lundquist
Will Stone on Van Gogh’s influence on German Expressionism
Simon Tait on Philip Sutton
Reviews by Stuart Walton, Andrew Lambirth, Jeffrey Meyers, Steven Matthews, Roy Foster and Alistair Lexden