From the Editors

Happy new year from the Rutgers Desk of Modernism/modernity ! As the new co-editor of Modernism/modernity, it is a privilege to introduce the 30.3 September issue, despite a delay of a few months.

There have been changes at the journal. After successfully shepherding the journal through the tumultuous years of Covid, Anne Fernald stepped down as senior co-editor of the journal but she continues to be a trusted...Read more

Current Print Issue

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Kafkaesque Cinema in the Context of Post-fascism
Angelos Koutsourakis

“To Measure is All We Know”: William Carlos Williams and the Science of Measurement
Christian R. Gelder...Read more


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In his 1916 essay “Trans-national America,” Randolph Bourne rejects an anglophone, “Anglo-Saxon” vision of US society and culture. Like many of his contemporary writer-editors in multilingual New York, Bourne’s vision of a modern US literature was polyglot and polyvocal. And yet, with the essay rooted as it is in Bourne’s response to World War I, he continually restates the implications of borders alongside the uncomfortable reality of the...

Dec 19, 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


Monet’s Cataracts, Re-examined

In the first decade of the twentieth century, Claude Monet’s world began to go dark. The impressionist painter had experienced problems with his eyesight before: as early as 1867, a young Monet found that his penchant for painting outdoors, in full sun, strained his eyes to the point where he...

Jan 25, 2024

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