From the Editors

This editor’s note brings with it the belated January 2023 issue to your mailbox, library shelves, and databases. With it, I write my last note to you as co-editor of this journal. The January 2023 issue is an exciting one. Our gorgeous cover offers a hint of the pleasures of Jack Quin’s article inside. Beyond Quin’s piece on Edward McKnight Kaufer’s work illustrating T. S. Eliot—the second recent cover on modernist illustration—this volume...Read more

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Utopian Spontaneity: Adorno’s Concept of Mimesis and Surrealist Automatic Writing
Justin Neville Kaushall

Queer Desire and the Anthropological Imagination: Randolph Stow and...Read more


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This cluster of essays approaches the controversial question of the political intentions, implications, and effects of the literary neo-avant-gardes by scrutinizing the topos of a “politics of form,” which is so often foregrounded in and associated with neo-avant-garde practices. Following the assumption that the reconceptualization of this familiar explanatory figure calls for a greater consideration of contexts, the essays adopt a...

Aug 14, 2023


Responses to the Responses to the Special Issue on Weak Theory

It’s been nearly a year now since the publication of M/m’s special issue on Weak Theory, a year of conversations both here on Print Plus—and, as Aarthi Vadde and Melanie Micir point out, across a range of other professional and para-professional spaces of engagement. Many thanks to all who...

Aug 15, 2019

What Are You Reading?

The Little Reviews

A Forum for capsule review of recent books of interest to our readers.

If you would like to write a capsule review (250-300 words) of one of the books featured in the Books of Interest section of our more recent print issues, we would welcome your submission at

Oct 19, 2021


“Improbable Life”: Bain, the Baroness, and Public Photography

I first encountered Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874–1927) at a conference on modernism and comedy. While her performance style is not exactly comical, the Baroness is most notable for her eccentric writing and elaborate costumes, despite the fact that her title brought her no...

Sep 21, 2023

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