0571351417
Paperback:Deaf republic / Ilya Kaminsky.:2019 Paperback Deaf republic / Ilya Kaminsky.
Deaf republic / Ilya Kaminsky.
Author: Kaminsky, Ilya, 1977-
Publication year: 2019
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0571351417 9780571351411 (pbk.) :
Notes:
'Deaf Republic' opens in a time of political unrest in an occupied territory. It is uncertain where we are or when, in what country or during what conflict, but we come to recognise that these events are also happening here, right now. This astonishing parable in poems unfolds episodically like a play, its powerful narrative provoked by a tragic opening scene: when soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear - in that moment, all have gone deaf. Inside this silence, their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story then follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence.
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76 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm

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