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A Common Strangeness runner-up for A.S.A.P. 2013 Book Prize

A Common Strangeness has been selected as runner-up for the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present 2013 Book Prize. The honor recognizes A Common Strangeness as “as one of the finest works in every field of … Continue reading

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A Common Strangeness reviewed in the Slavic and East European Journal

“In this ambitious and rich work, Jacob Edmond explores the relationship between recent poetry and globalism. Rejecting both the traditional East/West binary and the local/global opposition which he sees as its replacement, Edmond maps out a middle ground––an area of … Continue reading

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Brian Reed reviews A Common Strangeness

Brian Reed’s review of A Common Strangeness is out now in Contemporary Literature. The review begins: The words transnational and globalization appear frequently within scholarship on contemporary poetry, but so far there have been few sustained attempts to narrate recent … Continue reading

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Endarkenment by Arkadii Dragomoshchenko

I am overjoyed that Arkadii Dragomoshchenko’s selected poems, Endarkenment, is now officially forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press. Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, I hope and trust that this, sadly, posthumous collection will open the eyes of a new and broader English-speaking … Continue reading

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Jonathan Stalling reviews A Common Strangeness

Jonathan Stalling has reviewed A Common Strangeness for Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. The review begins: To begin with, Jacob Edmond’s new book, A Common Strangeness, is anything but common and signals what I hope will be a new trend … Continue reading

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Vitaly Chernetsky reviews A Common Strangeness

“Jacob Edmond has written a remarkable book—impassioned, theoretically astute, and timely—that deserves to garner significant response across many fields in the humanities.” ––Vitaly Chernetsky (Miami University; author of Mapping Postcommunist Cultures: Russia and Ukraine in the Context of Globalization), reviewing … Continue reading

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Stephanie Sandler translates Elena Fanailova

Stephanie Sandler’s translation of Russian poet Elena Fanailova’s poem “Lena i Lena” (“Lena and Lena”) has just gone up as a feature on Jacket2. Sandler introduces her translation by mapping out beautifully how Fanailova’s work undoes the false binary of … Continue reading

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