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Jennifer Scappettone is a poet, translator, and scholar devoted to the cross-contamination of these modes of inquiry, on the page and off. Her books include FROM DAME QUICKLY (Litmus Press, 2009), Locomotrix: Selected Poetry and Prose of Amelia Rosselli (University of Chicago Press, 2012), and Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice (Columbia University Press, 2014). Installation pieces were exhibited most recently at Una Vetrina in Rome and WUHO Gallery in Los Angeles, and she has collaborated on multidisciplinary performance works with a wide range of other writers, musicians, architects, code artists, and dancers. She grew up on Long Island. THE REPUBLIC OF EXIT 43 was patched together, performed, rehearsed and revised from within the financial crisis between homes in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Rome, Los Angeles, and Chicago, where she teaches.

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Jennifer Scappettone
The Republic of Exit 43: Outtakes & Scores
from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump

ISBN 978-1-891190-40-7