What is a journal “issue”? Glancing over to my bookshelf with its arrayed white rows of M/m s past, I see what James Mussell has called the periodical’s “ dynamic of seriality ” made manifest: each issue is new, unique, yet advertises its newness within a framework of repetition . With this second “issue”—perhaps better termed “cycle”—of M/m ’s Print Plus platform, we begin to embrace the mode of seriality made possible by...Read more
Introducing a collection of pedagogy essays in 2008, Helen Sword noted an ironic discrepancy. As teachers of modernism, we spend much of our professional lives engaged in a common and challenging pursuit: guiding students through notoriously difficult texts. Nevertheless, teaching is often what we don’t talk about when we come together to talk about modernism. Listen for mention of the classroom in conference talks or read for it in the pages...
Mar 1, 2016