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Little Theatres (Erín Moure)

Erín Moure’s Little Theatres takes its name from the work of Elisa Sampedrín, who is quoted heavily in the text — supposedly. In reality, Sampedrín is Moure’s heteronym (a pseudonym with a fully developed personality and a distinctive style). Sampedrín’s writing on “little theatres” thus provides a glimpse of sorts into the theoretical underpinnings of […]

Float (Anne Carson)

Anne Carson’s Float consists of 22 chapbooks of varying lengths floating inside of a transparent slipcase. Little unites them, except perhaps the overall theme of a desire to refuse boundaries and “float” free from the constraints of convention. Loosely, the chapbooks could be grouped as poems, plays, and essays (of course, they blur between). The […]