The Jingle Bell Principle

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Bloodaxe Books, 1992 - Literary Collections - 112 pages
"Better known as Czechoslovakia's finest poet, Miroslav Holub is also a superb prose stylist. The fifty-five `essaylets'...each forty-three lines in length, first appeared in the magazine Vim. Adhering to the magazine's strictures on length, Holub in

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About the author (1992)

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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