Welcome to Modernity and the Visual, an online magazine and collaborative workspace. . .


Modernity and the Visual is a digital magazine produced by students in Ryerson’s MA in Literatures of Modernity as a way of engaging—critically, creatively, and experientially—with late-Victorian illustrated magazines as the first modern mass media.

Volume 1: Image, Text, and Remediation  (2015)

Volume 2: Fin-de-Siècle Magazines and/as Modern Media  (2017) 

Volume 3: Image and Text in Little Magazines (2020) is in process.