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Haiku as Little Catastrophes

posted Jul 12, 2016, 9:26 PM by Michael Dylan Welch   [ updated Jul 13, 2016, 10:48 PM ]
There’s a new essay in them thar Essays hills. It’s “Little Catastrophes: The Topological Structure of Humor and Haiku,” complete with six postscripts. If you’ve ever wondered about similarities between humour and haiku (and mathematics), then this is the essay for you (first published on the “Under the Basho website).