From the Editors

I’ve been writing to you in this space since Print Plus was launched, touting the versatility of the platform and its potential for encouraging discussion, its ability to respond to the state and concerns of the field of modernist studies, its ability to accommodate new modes of academic discourse. If there’s still some way to go in realizing these utopian visions, I do feel that the platform has achieved the main goal that Matt Huculak and I...Read more

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Paper Bombs: The Blitz and the Aesthetics of Salvage
Joseph Elkanah Rosenberg

Signifying Genre: George S. Schuyler and the Vagaries of Black Pulp
Brooks E . Hefner

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The Masonic Temple and World Theater Building in Kearney, Nebraska.


In 1954, Maya Angelou performed in a production of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess that toured through Italy. This United States-sponsored initiative brought African American performance to European stages in an effort to combat Soviet propaganda about American racism. As Melanie Masterton Sherazi shows in her contribution to this cluster, Angelou’s own memoirs of the trip recall not only the staged productions on the tour, but also...

Oct 15, 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


Modernism, Eco-anxiety, and the Climate Crisis

Fig. 1. Hannah Rothstein, National Parks 2050: Great Smoky Mountains , 2017. Limited edition print. . Reproduction of original WPA poster by Ranger Doug’s Enterprises .

Our task is to make trouble, to stir up potent response to...

Nov 21, 2019

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