Antifaschismus für alle. Manifest, Essays und Gedichte
This iis the first German edition of essays and poetry by Kirill Medvedev from the 1990-s to 2010-s. The Moscow based author and political activist is a key representative of a post Soviet style and habitus of "new sincerity" and initiated a new tendency towards an engaged poetry. The book also contains an essay by the editors, Matthias Meindl and Georg Witte, about the linguistic аspects of Medvedev's poetry and its political implications.
The essay discusses the significance of the Moscow author Kirill Medvedev for the development of a new, engaged poetry in post-Soviet Russia. Special attention is paid to the language- and culture-critical function of Medvedev's essays and poems.