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Kapusta

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In Kapusta, Moure performs this silence on the page and aloud, writing “gesture” and “voice” to explore the relation between responsibility and place, body, memory, sorrow, and sonority. Here, poetry flourishes as a book “beyond the book,” in a space of performance that starts and stops time.
In Little Theatres, Erín Moure’s avatar Elisa Sampedrín first spoke about theatre
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 12th 2015 by House of Anansi Press (first published April 7th 2015)
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Kristine Morris
Jan 02, 2016 Kristine Morris rated it really liked it
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One of my aunts used to call me kapusta hallova - cabbage head! This poem-play-pollen is a very creative way of expressing the phenomenon of inter-generational grief of the holocaust. I would love to see this on stage! This book resonated with me - the unknowing blur between Ukranian and Polish is something that I have in my family too. So much other stuff going on in this play. Needs another re-read.
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What a crazy, bizarre, beautiful book! 5 stars for originality, although at times I was lost.
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