Website of the Week: The Modern Word


THE MODERN WORD, the Web’s largest site devoted to exploring twentieth-century experimental literature! A sprawling portal of information on some of the world’s most influential and often impenetrable writers. For the main body of the site visit The Libyrinth. For related authors and listings in progress check out The Scriptorium. All sections of The Modern Word feature “writers who have pushed the edges of their medium, combining literary talent with a sense of experimentation to produce some remarkable works of modern literature.”

Main authors covered include Samuel Beckett, Jose Louis BorgesUmberto Eco, Gabriel García Márquez, James Joyce,  Franz Kafka, and Thomas Pynchon.

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