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
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