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Transnational Modernisms


We're pleased to announce the publication of a new issue on transnational modernisms, guest-edited by Mark Byron. It features essays on Vicki Baum, James Joyce, Christina Stead, Virginia Woolf, and others, and takes us from Tasmania to the Caribbean, Abu Dhabi to London. We hope you enjoy it.

Posted: 2016-11-20
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Vol 4, No 1 (2016): Transnational Modernisms

Guest edited by Mark Byron.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Parallax Visions of Transnational Modernisms HTML PDF
Mark Byron 1-14
Ulysses: Burlesque Modernism and Antipodean Parallax HTML PDF
Paul Giles 15-39
Christina Stead’s “Devil’s Kitchen”: Seven Poor Men of Sydney as Narrative of Disillusionment HTML PDF
Sam Matthews 40-64
Oriental Woolf HTML PDF
Ira Nadel 65-91
Intermodernism and Transnational Modernism: Vicki Baum’s Grand Hotel and the Americanism of New Objectivity HTML PDF
Juliane Römhild 92-105
Global Modernity, Anthropogenic Extinction, and the Future of Sexual Difference: From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Julia Leigh’s The Hunter HTML PDF
Russell Smith 106-126
Acquisition as Appropriation: From the Parthenon to the Abu Dhabi Guggenheim HTML PDF
Heidi Stalla, Diana Chester 127-142
Visions of the Sun: Modernist Mexico’s Transnational Horizons HTML PDF
Mark Steven 143-168
Wyndham Lewis’s Cosmopolitanism: On Historicity and Modernist Studies HTML PDF
Emmett Stinson 169-186
Jean Rhys’s Piecing of the Local and the Transnational in Voyage in the Dark HTML PDF
Sue Thomas 187-207


Taylor, Julie, ed., Modernism and Affect HTML PDF
Jessica Gildersleeve 208-212
Susan Stanford Friedman, Planetary Modernisms HTML PDF
Lorraine Sim 213-219

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