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Shedding life : disease, politics, and other human conditions

Author: Miroslav Holub; et al
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Poet and research Holub studies the problem of disease, wherein infection and its aftermath change the course of evolution, society, and human geography.
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Holub, Miroslav, 1923-1998.
Shedding life.
Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 1997
(OCoLC)606951154
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miroslav Holub; et al
ISBN: 157131217X 9781571312174
OCLC Number: 36675987
Description: 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: This Long Disease --
Kidneys and History --
Zen and the Thymus --
The Experiment of 1668 --
Off-the-Wall Inventions --
What Links Me with Ladislaus the Posthumous --
Can Man Create His Double? --
Apes, in Particular --
On Pigs As a Laboratory Vacuum --
The Electron Microscope Tesla 242 D --
The Paranoid Nymphs --
From the Amoeba to the Philosopher --
Trouble on the Spaceship --
A Journey to Jupiter --
The Night Song --
What the Nose Knows --
By Nature Alone --
Symbiotic Tranquility --
Beasts and Freaks --
The Death of Butterflies --
Otters, Beavers, and Me --
Shedding Life --
Unter den Linden --
The Discovery: An Autopsy --
Science and the Corrosion of the Soul --
Whatever the Circumstances --
Science and Morality --
Wisdom As a Metaphor.
Responsibility: Miroslav Holub ; translated by David Young ... [et al. ; poems translated by Rebekah Bloyd].

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Poet and research Holub studies the problem of disease, wherein infection and its aftermath change the course of evolution, society, and human geography.

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