From the Editors

A year ago, Modernism/modernity , amid excitement and trepidation, launched this platform with the aim of renewing and enlivening the journal and extending its reach—making it possible to include a range of media as integral parts of articles, to introduce innovative new formats for publication and new modes of collaboration, to respond in real time to compelling events, to continue conversations (and take issue) across platforms, to...Read more

Current Print Issue

Volume Twenty Four / Number One, January 2017 SPECIAL SECTION: JOYCE/WORLD/JOYCE

Esperantic Modernism: Joyce, Universal Language, and Political Gesture
Nico Israel

“Addicted to the...Read more

FORUMS

Cluster

While Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality (1976) is known primarily for its pathbreaking description of the emergence of sexuality, it offers an equally important account of modernity. In his history of modernity, Foucault describes a shift from the sovereign’s “right to take life or let live” to the state’s biopolitical concern with “the right to make live and to let die.”

Oct 25, 2016

Discussion

Responses

A venue for responses to articles and other content in Modernism/modernity .

Mar 2, 2016

What Are You Reading?

Re/discoveries

Older books, new again—or encountered for the first time.

Feb 9, 2016

Blog

Processing the Writing Process

My process of writing this blog post about the writing process was slow, circuitous, and emotionally fraught. I started out with a clear idea of my overall structure—or so I thought—but ended up abandoning it after several hours of drafting, redrafting, and repeated applications of my Delete...

Apr 12, 2017

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