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Journal of Modern Literature Call for Papers

Journal of Modern Literature Call for Papers

1922 and After: A Centenary of Modernism and World Literature

Drawing upon anthropological, psychological, and philosophical knowledge as well as personal experiences, the high modernists wrote their now-famous classics,… READ MORE

Living Dangerously: Reflecting on Elaine Freedgood’s “Banishing Panic”

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! Elaine Freedgood’s “Banishing Panic: Harriet Martineau and the Popularization of Political Economy,” from the Victorian Studies archives is available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, guest author Mary L. Mullen explores the essay with fresh eyes in anticipation of celebrating Freedgood’s extraordinary career.

An Antidote to the Myth of Historical Progress: A Closer Look at JML 41.3

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! James Brunton’s article, “Whose (Meta)modernism?: Metamodernism, Race, and the Politics of Failure,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, James elaborates on poetry as an antidote to the noise of self-righteous social media posts and crisis-fueled cable news.

Hope is Hard Work: A Closer Look at JML 41.2

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! James Arnett’s article, “What’s Left of Feelings? The Affective Labor of Politics in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, James elaborates on why at this political moment it is important for readers to read Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook.

A Wizard of Silks and Tulle: ‘Phantom Thread’ and Charles Worth

In celebration of the Oscar-nominated film, Phantom Thread, revisit Abigail Joseph’s article, “’A Wizard of Silks and Tulle’: Charles Worth and the Queer Origins of Couture,” from the Victorian Studies’ archives, available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, Abigail elaborates on the similarities between 19th century Parisian fashion designer, Charles Worth, and the fictional Reynolds Woodcock.

Refocusing Inter-American Studies: A Closer Look at JML 41.1

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! Vaughn Anderson’s article, “‘Revision of the Golden Rule’: John Cage, Latin America, and the Poetics of Non-Interventionism,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, Vaughn explores inter-American relations characterized by willful neglect, strategic ignorance, and carefully curated silence.

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