Published by Hearst Magazines, Cosmopolitan has 64 international editions, is printed in 35 languages and is distributed in more than 110 countries.Paul Schlicht told his first-issue readers that his publication was a "first-class family magazine", adding, "There will be a department devoted exclusively to the concerns of women, with articles on fashions, on household decoration, on cooking, and the care and management of children, etc. Walker, formerly with Harper's Monthly, took over as the new editor, introducing colour illustrations, serials and book reviews.
In 1897, Cosmopolitan announced plans for a free correspondence school: "No charge of any kind will be made to the student.All expenses for the present will be borne by the Cosmopolitan. Wells' The War of the Worlds was serialized, as was his The First Men in the Moon (1900).No conditions, except a pledge of a given number of hours of study." When 20,000 immediately signed up, Walker could not fund the school and students were then asked to contribute 20 dollars a year. Olive Schreiner contributed a lengthy article about the Boer War.Find out which posts are a hit with Blogger’s built-in analytics.You’ll see where your audience is coming from and what they’re interested in.
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Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women.
As The Cosmopolitan it was first published in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine, it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine in the late 1960s.
Also known as Cosmo, its content as of 2011 included articles on women's issues, relationships, sex, health, careers, self-improvement, celebrities, fashion, and beauty.