A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural by Jacob Edmond PDF

By Jacob Edmond

ISBN-10: 0823242595

ISBN-13: 9780823242597

ISBN-10: 0823242609

ISBN-13: 9780823242603

Why is our international nonetheless understood via binary oppositions—East and West, neighborhood and worldwide, universal and strange—that should have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? What may perhaps literary responses to the occasions that ushered in our period of globalization let us know in regards to the rhetorical and historic underpinnings of those dichotomies?

In a typical Strangeness, Jacob Edmond exemplifies a brand new, multilingual and multilateral method of literary and cultural reviews. He starts with the doorway of China into multinational capitalism and the looks of the Parisian flâneur within the writings of a chinese language poet exiled in Auckland, New Zealand. relocating between poetic examples in Russian, chinese language, and English, he then lines a chain of encounters formed by means of fiscal and geopolitical occasions from the Cultural Revolution, perestroika, and the June four bloodbath to the cave in of the Soviet Union, September eleven, and the invasion of Iraq. In those encounters, Edmond tracks a shared challenge with strangeness wherein poets contested previous binary oppositions as they reemerged in new, post-Cold battle forms.

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