El Universal Ilustrado

El Universal Ilustrado was a Mexican weekly illustrated literary magazine of the 1920s which published works from experimental writers and artists. The magazine was published in Mexico City between 1917 and 1928.

History and profileEdit

A cultural supplement to El Universal,[1] the magazine was first published in 1917,[2][3] and was considered one of Mexico City's most prominent journals.[4][5] The owner of the magazine was Félix Palavicini.[3]

Carlos Noriega Hope served as the editor of El Universal Ilustrado.[3] He appointed to the post in March 1920 and his term ended in 1925.[3] During the 1920s, the magazine featured works by writers such as Mariano Azuela and Salvador Novo.[1] It launched Mexico City's first radio station in the 1920s.[6] The magazine folded in 1928.[3]


  1. ^ a b Jason Borge (2008). Latin American writers and the rise of Hollywood cinema. Routledge. p. 55. ISBN 978-0-415-96478-4.
  2. ^ "Confabulario, título que rinde homenaje a Juan José Arreola, a partir de mañana todos los sábados en las páginas de El Gran Diario de México". El Universal (Mexico City). 24 April 2004.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e Elliot Richard Heilman (2015). "The Public Faces of Estridentismo: Socializing Literary Practice in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1921-1927" (PhD Thesis). ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  4. ^ Rubén Gallo (Summer 2006). "Mexican Radio Goes to the North Pole". Cabinet (22). Retrieved 2 June 2009.
  5. ^ Rubén Gallo (2010). Freud's Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis. MIT Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-262-01442-7. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  6. ^ Kelly Arthur Garrett (8 January 2007). "Random Readings: Modern Mexico . . . and how it got that way". El Universal (Mexico City). Archived from the original on 28 August 2007. Retrieved 2 June 2009.