Volume 23, Number 3, September 2016

Erik Nitsche, “‘Bombs for Peace,’ General Dynamics, 1955,” offset lithograph, 52 3/16 x 37 13/16 in. Used with permission of General Dynamics Corporation.

Volume 23, Number 3, September 2016


Introduction: Who’s Afraid of the Inhuman Woolf?
Aaron Jaffe, guest editor

Baddest Modernism: The Scales and Lines of Inhuman Time
Charles M. Tung

The Extinction Romance
Keith Leslie Johnson

Inhuman Words: Philology, Modernism, Poetry
Sean Pryor

What Meaning Follows Form?: Miss Lonelyheart’s Inhuman Aesthetics
Maria Cristina Iuli

The Promethean Gap: Modernism, Machines, and the Obsolescence of Man
Alberto Toscano

Atomic Screen Test
Jennifer Fay

The Old Weird
Kate Marshall

A Modest Proposal for the Inhuman
Julian Murphet


Violent Time
Michael Wood


The Barnes Foundation, Chicago
Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation, and Change
Janine Utell


Bill Brown
Other Things
Mark Goble

Susan Stanford Friedman
Planetary Modernisms: Provocations of Modernity Across Time
Christopher Bush

Nico Israel
Spirals: The Whirled Image of Twentieth-Century Literature and Art
Roger Rothman

Brian Glavey
The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis
Judith Brown

Rebecca Sanchez
Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature
Maren Linett

Nicholas Sammond
Birth of an Industry: Blackface Minstrelsy and the Rise of American Animation
Marvin McAllister

Jeffrey S. Drouin
James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: “The Einstein of English Fiction”
Katherine Ebury

James Purdon
Modernist Informatics: Literature, Information, and the State
Damien Keane

Bridget T. Chalk
Modernism and Mobility: The Passport and Cosmopolitan Experience
Janice Ho

Nation and Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century British Novel
Randi Saloman
Charles Altieri

Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience
Andre Furlani