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 A Common Strangeness in the New Zealand Slavonic Journal

Read the full review here.

Aside from this review, the latest issue of NZSJ contains many other treats, including an article by Gerald Janecek on “The Roots and Development of Moscow Conceptualist Poetry: From Vs. Nekrasov to Lev Rubinstein.” The full table of contents is here.


About Jacob Edmond

Jacob Edmond is associate professor in English at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is the author of Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media (Columbia University Press, 2019), A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature (Fordham University Press, 2012), and of numerous essays, which have appeared in journals such as Comparative Literature, Contemporary Literature, Poetics Today, Slavic Review, and The China Quarterly.
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