Sonita Sarker has published essays on “major” and “minor” modernist writers, post/colonialism, trans/nationalism, and subalternity. An essay on Cold War transnational feminist literature is forthcoming. She is currently working on a monograph on comparative native-ness in Modernism as well as on a collection on women’s writing today. She is in English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Macalester College.
Absence and Containment: English-Language Transnational Literary Modernist Studies Today
New. Now. Motion. Speed. Acceleration. Expansion. Pause. Renew. Now, again.
In the early twentieth century, there is no such thing as transnational literary modernism. Yet, in the early twenty-first century, there is transnational modernist studies.