Click the images to see recently published essays (full list given below)


Peer-reviewed articles and chapters:

In press: Beeston, Alix. “Mothering Photography: Gertrude Käsebier and the Maternal Line of Sight.” Edinburgh Companion to Modernism and Technology, ed. Alex Goody and Ian Whittington, forthcoming 2021

In press: Beeston, Alix. “The Watch-Bitch Now: Reassessing the Natural Woman in Han Kang’s The Vegetarian and Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, forthcoming February 2020

Beeston, Alix. “Working the Trap.” Introduction to Special Essay Cluster, “Modernist #MeToo and the Working Woman,” ed. Beeston. Feminist Modernist Studies 2.9 (2019): 304–13

Beeston, Alix. “Icons of Depression.” Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 73.2 (2017): 1–36

Beeston, Alix. “Images in Crisis: Three Lives’s Vanishing Women.” Modernism/modernity Print Plus 2.2 (2017)

Beeston, Alix. “A ‘Leg Show Dance’ in a Skyscraper: The Sequenced Mechanics of John Dos Passos’s Manhattan Transfer.PMLA 131.3 (2016): 636–51


Beeston, Alix. Rev. of Louise Hornby, Still Modernism: Photography, Literature, Film (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). Modernism/modernity 26.1 (2019): 219–22. Selected as feature review for January 2019 and cross-published at Modernism/modernity Print Plus


In press: Beeston, Alix, Alexandra Kingston-Reese, and Cadence Kinsey. “On Instagram: An Intimate, Immediate Conversation.” ASAP/J, forthcoming September 2019

Beeston, Alix. “Looking Like A Modernist.” Visualities forum, Modernism/modernity Print Plus, 9 August 2019

Beeston, Alix. “The Sound of Loss.” Docalogue, 1 July 2019

Beeston, Alix. “Opening the Book: I Didn’t Wake Up Like This.” Modernism/modernity Print Plus 3.4, January 2019

Beeston, Alix. “The Rock on Top: From King Kong to Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper.Los Angeles Review of Books, 4 August 2018

Beeston, Alix. “From Early Photography to the Instagram Age.” Oxford University Press Blog, 24 April 2018

Beeston, Alix. “Looking Again at Women in Photography.” Wales Arts Review and George Eastman Museum Blog, 1 March 2018

Beeston, Alix. “What Do We Love When We Love Books by Dead Authors?” The Conversation Australia, July 2015