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Three Percent 2014 Best Translated Book Awards: Poetry Finalists

Three Percent has just announced the poetry finalists for 2014 Best Translated Book Awards. Check out the great lineup here.

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Archive of the Now

I first attended the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association a decade ago. It was a small affair gathering together a few hundred people on the somewhat desolate outskirts of Ann Arbor. In stark contrast, the ACLA’s latest … Continue reading

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Giusi Tamburello on A Common Strangeness

I am very grateful to Giusi Tamburello for giving A Common Strangeness its first review in Italian, in the journal InVerbis. Tamburello describes A Common Strangeness as “un volume molto ricco e stimolante.” You can read her full review here.

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Andrea Bachner reviews A Common Strangeness

I was delighted to discover recently that Andrea Bachner has reviewed A Common Strangeness for CLEAR (Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews).  Bachner concludes the review very kindly: “If Edmond’s A Common Strangeness with its linguistic expertise, its cross-cultural scope, its … Continue reading

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New issue of Deep South online

A new issue of the University of Otago’s electronic literary journal Deep South is out now. Lynley Edmeades and Catherine Dale have done a wonderful job with the latest number. The site has at the same time been given a … Continue reading

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Chinese Literature Today reviews A Common Strangeness

“By putting texts of disparate cultural and even historical moments into physical proximity with one another, by reproducing and reading these artworks together in a powerful act of multilingual erudition, and by bring them into a generatively loose organization through … Continue reading

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Helen Tartar

I was devastated to learn this morning of the death of Helen Tartar in a car accident. Over the coming days and weeks, there will no doubt be many tributes from eminent scholars and editors who knew Helen much better … Continue reading

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Michael Peverett on A Common Strangeness

Michael Peverett has a brief but thoughtful post about A Common Strangeness on Intercapillary Space.

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Otago poetry and poetics podcasts

Some of the recordings from last year’s Poetry with a Pulse series of readings, held in Dunedin, New Zealand, are now online and available for download below and on the University of Otago’s Humanities podcasts page. These include recordings of … Continue reading

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Miscelánea reviews A Common Strangeness

“A Common Strangeness is a highly recommended book for all scholars interested in comparative approaches to literature.”—María Colom Jiménez in Miscelánea (read the full review here)

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