Vanishing lung syndrome

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Oberlin College Press, 1990 - Poetry - 84 pages
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Vanishing Lung Syndrome confirms Holub's special status as one of Europe's leading poets and as a rare mediator between scientific and literary modes of discourse. This book is darkly witty and mordantly accurate; it documents, among other things, the ig

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Some poems I liked immensely, others not so much. Especially liked: Parallels Syndrome Incense Syndrome Crush Syndrome Diagnoses Heart Transplant Parallels Syndrome Two parallels always meet when we ... Read full review

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Some poems I liked immensely, others not so much. Especially liked: Parallels Syndrome Incense Syndrome Crush Syndrome Diagnoses Heart Transplant Parallels Syndrome Two parallels always meet when we ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Holub is a distinguished scientist as well as a poet. The noted British critic A. Alvarez sees Holub's main concern as "the way in which private responses, private anxieties, connect up with the public world of science, technology, and machines.

David Young is Longman Professor of English and Creative Writing at Oberlin College.

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