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Deaf Republic: Selections

Author: Llya Kaminsky
Publisher: Minneapolis Graywolf Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear--they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence. At once a love story, an elegy, and an urgent plea, these poems  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Llya Kaminsky
ISBN: 9781555978310 1555978312
OCLC Number: 1154072036
Description: 92 pages illustrations 22 cm

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Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear--they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence. At once a love story, an elegy, and an urgent plea, these poems confronts our time's vicious atrocities and our collective silence in the face of them.

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