Clusters

Translation and/as Disconnection

Only Disconnect?: The Flickering Circuits of Modernist Translation

As E. M. Forster implied, connection often creates more problems than it solves. Indeed, one of the many lessons of the 2016 election cycle and the current political climate in the United States is that few things drive people farther apart than being connected to one another. The utopian dreams of the 1990s in which...

Sep 11, 2018

From Practice to Theory: A Forum on the Future of Modernist Digital Humanities

The future of the digital humanities is field-specific. Past models of the digital humanities (DH) have emphasized interdisciplinarity—not, perhaps, so much the idealized version of interdisciplinarity that implies a fertilizing combination of disciplines and their existing, unique methods as the strategic development and deployment of new, shareable methods that could (at least theoretically...

Jul 30, 2018

Blogs

Finding the Modernist Archive: Why UX Matters

Using the modernist archive requires finding it first. The modernist archive does not live in one collection at one repository, such as a single university special collections department or one pivotal private library. Rather, the modernist archive is a term used to conceptualize a networked set of collections across many repositories in the United States or abroad. [1] The fact that the...

Aug 25, 2018

The Accidental Avant-Garde: Lucas and Morrow's What A Life!

On August 17, 1911, Methuen published E.V. Lucas and George Morrow’s What A Life!: An Autobiography . [1] In spite of the title, What A Life! is not an autobiography, at least not in the literal sense. Instead, it is a brief collage novel illustrated with engravings from Whiteley’s General Catalogue, originally a mail order publication and, at the time, the largest British...

Aug 18, 2018

Discussions

Interventions

A venue for brief articles that intervene in debates in modernist studies.

Nov 22, 2017

Responses

A venue for responding to positions voiced in M/m and beyond.

Mar 2, 2016

What Are You Reading?

Modernist Baedekers

A forum for reviewing handbooks, companions, pedagogical volumes, introductions, etc.

Aug 14, 2018

Re/discoveries

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

Feb 9, 2016