The Mask

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The Mask: A Quarterly Illustrated Journal of the Art of Theatre

Publication Dates:
Mar. 1908 (1:1) – Oct./Nov./Dec. 1929 (15:4). Suspended May 1915 – May 1918; 1919 – 1922

1,000 – 2,000 copies

Place of Publication:
Florence, Italy

A large magazine of high quality. Regularly featured essays, book reviews, and visuals relating to the art of the theater.
Deluxe edition printed on hand-made paper with hand-made wood-cuts by Craig.

Edward Gordon Craig, under the pseudonym John Semar

A. Goldini, Florence.

Libraries/Databases with Complete Original Issues:
Library of Congress; Getty Research Library; Princeton University; Cornell University; Ohio State University
Searchable PDF of July 1911 issue available online at Brown University’s Modernist Journals Project

Reprint Editions:
New York: Benjamin Blom, 1966 – 1967
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI [microform]

Compiled by Emily Howe (Class of ’09, Davidson College)

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