From the Editors

The release of Megan Quigley’s Print Plus cluster on “The Waste Land” and #MeToo earlier this spring sparked a new round of a familiar plaint here at Modernism/modernity— “How can I get copies?” “How can I share this with my classes?” Given the media-savviness of most of our students, chances are that they could figure it out for themselves; but we’ve been missing a convenient link between page and pedagogy. Now, we’re happy to say,...Read more

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Another Nature Speaks to the Camera: Natural History and Film Theory
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Fungal Female Animal: Evolution, Efficiency, and the Reproductive...Read more


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Until recently, modernist food studies has been like dinner at Clarissa Dalloway’s party: apparently on offer, but mostly offstage. While scholars have counted chestnuts peeled and cocktails quaffed by Ernest Hemingway, and contemplated the savor of urine in the kidneys gobbled by Leopold Bloom, it is not until quite recently that the methodologies of food studies—rather than merely its objects of study—have vitally shaped modernist inquiry...

May 5, 2019



A venue for brief articles that intervene in debates in modernist studies.

Nov 22, 2017

What Are You Reading?

Modernist Baedekers

A forum for reviewing handbooks, companions, pedagogical volumes, introductions, etc.

Aug 14, 2018


Joyce & the Dems: Ulysses, Politics, and Cultural Capital

“We are still learning to be Joyce's contemporaries,” intones Richard Ellmann, the first words of his James Joyce , published in 1959. [1] Sixty years later, Joyce’s most famous book (and second-hardest to read) has become a talking point and prop of two Democrat candidates in the race for the...

Apr 29, 2019

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