• Kristin Ewins Örebro University
  • Maaike Koffeman Radboud University
  • Sage Milo York University
  • Matthew Philpotts University of Liverpool
  • Marianne Van Remoortel Ghent University


Periodicals are in many ways defined by their temporality. As Margaret Beetham established twenty-seven years ago, what unites ‘newspapers, journals, reviews, and magazines’ as periodicals is their relationship to time: ‘Since the periodical depends on ensuring that the readers continue to buy each number as it comes out, there is a tendency in the form not only to keep reproducing elements which have been successful but also to link each number to the next’.

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