The Dimension of the Present Moment: Essays

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Faber & Faber, 1990 - Medical - 146 pages
A collection of essays from Miroslav Holub, the Czech immunologist and poet. In one essay, the wanton assassination of a musk rat provokes a meticulous meditation on the nature of survival that manages to be both a lucid scientific exposition and a concealed allegory on Central European politics.

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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.

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