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A literary monthly periodical founded and edited from 1928 to 1933 by D. MacCarthy. It subsequently continued as Life and Letters Today, and in 1939 absorbed the London Mercury and Bookman, reverting from 1945 to 1950 to its original title. Early contributors included Beerbohm, A. Huxley, C. Bell, V. Woolf, and C. Connolly; poetry was better represented in its later years by G. Barker, V. Watkins, and others.

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