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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I've discussed & posted before on how Crow by Ted Hughes is one of my favourite all time single collections of poetry, but there are others that over the years have sat like milestones marking my path ... Read full review

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I'm going to start by directing people to Sarah Sloat's review of this book from Dec 2012, which is how I became aware of it. My own response was mixed. I came ... Read full review


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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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