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Make It the Same released

It’s official: Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media is in the world. It is available now from Columbia UP (use the code CUP30 for a 30% discount), Amazon, and other booksellers. The book has been … Continue reading

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From Strangeness to Sameness

I have created a new website and blog for my new book Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media, which is due out in June from Columbia University Press. The new site contains details of the … Continue reading

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Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media

I’m delighted to announce that my new book, Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media, is due out from Columbia University Press in June of this year. A brief blurb appears below. For further details, click … Continue reading

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Russian lessons for conceptual writing

I’m delighted to see that Postscript: Writing after Conceptual Art, edited by Andrea Andersson, has just been published by the University of Toronto Press. I’ve contributed a chapter (available here through JSTOR) in which I attempt to give anglophone conceptual … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: Literary Theory in World Literature

My article “The Elephant in the Room: Literary Theory in World Literature” has just been published online here. It will appear soon in print as part of a special issue of Orbis Litterarum entitled “Literary Studies across Cultures: A Chinese-European … Continue reading

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The Frightening Translatability of Censorship

I’ve just published a brief essay on censorship inside and outside China on the Critical Inquiry blog, “In the Moment.” Poetry and Translation in Times of Censorship; or, What Cambridge University Press and the Chinese Government Have in Common reflects on … Continue reading

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The Indiscipline of Comparison

I’m delighted to announce the publication of “The Indiscipline of Comparison,” a special issue of Comparative Literature Studies. Many thanks to the contributors, David Damrosch, Rita Felski, Haun Saussy, Shu-mei Shih, Karen Thornber, and Zhang Longxi. My heartfelt thanks also … Continue reading

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