The Resource A common strangeness: : contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature, Jacob Edmond, (ebook)

A common strangeness: : contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature, Jacob Edmond, (ebook)

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A common strangeness: : contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature
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A common strangeness:
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contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature
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Jacob Edmond
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eng
Summary
Why is our world still understood through binary oppositions-East and West, local and global, common and strange-that ought to have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? What might literary responses to the events that ushered in our era of globalization tell us about the rhetorical and historical underpinnings of these dichotomies? In A Common Strangeness, Jacob Edmond exemplifies a new, multilingual and multilateral approach to literary and cultural studies. He begins with the entrance of China into multinational capitalism and the appearance of the Parisian fl<U+00d2>aneur in the writings of a Chinese poet exiled in Auckland, New Zealand. Moving among poetic examples in Russian, Chinese, and English, he then traces a series of encounters shaped by economic and geopolitical events from the Cultural Revolution, perestroika, and the June 4 massacre to the collapse of the Soviet Union, September 11, and the invasion of Iraq. In these encounters, Edmond tracks a shared concern with strangeness through which poets contested old binary oppositions as they reemerged in new, post-Cold War forms
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Midwest
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Edmond, Jacob
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809.1/04
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Verbal arts: studies in poetics
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  • Poetry, Modern
  • Comparative literature
  • Literature and globalization
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adult
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A common strangeness: : contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature, Jacob Edmond, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780823242610
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11822468
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MWT11822468
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A common strangeness: : contemporary poetry, cross-cultural encounter, comparative literature, Jacob Edmond, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823242610
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11822468
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822468
System control number
MWT11822468
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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