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The Modernist Journals Project is a major resource for the study of modernism in the English-speaking world, with periodical literature as its central concern. Our primary mission is to produce digital editions of culturally significant magazines from around the early 20th century and make them freely available to the public on our website.... (more about the MJP)

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News & Updates

Remembering Bob Scholes (December, 2016)
On December 9, 2016, Robert Scholes died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Barrington, Rhode Island; he was 87 years old. Bob was a brilliant scholar of literature, and his career was distinguished by a long list of achievements, including the creation of this website and database, The Modernist Journals Project ... (more). For an overview of Bob's life and career, click here.
The MJP finishes work on its NEH grant (July, 2015)
We have now completed our digital editions of McClure's Magazine (117 issues from 1900-1910), The Smart Set (120 issues from 1913-1922), and Camera Work (50 issues from 1903-1917).
Introducing the Masses Work Site (January, 2014)
The Masses Work Site on the MJP Lab is a resource for exploring the MJP's Masses detabase using quantitative analysis and visualization tools. It includes stastical information about the magazine, graphs of contributor and book review networks, charts about the gender of contributors, and the full text of the magazine uploaded (and ready for word searches) on Voyant.
The MJP's edition of The Masses is now complete (November, 2013)
All 79 issues of The Masses, from January 1911 to November/December 1917, are now available on the MJP website, and the MJP's datafiles for The Masses are also now available in the MJP_Lab's Sourceforge repository. Please note the peculiar numbering of the original issues of the magazine: volume 2 does not exist, while volume 3 consists of just six issues and volumes 7 and 10 consist of only one issue each.
The Seven Arts is now online (October, 2012)
All twelve issues (and one supplement) of The Seven Arts (1916-1917) are now available at the MJP. This is the first of five American journals that we will be making available over the course of the next two years as part of our current NEH grant.