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The concept of an anthology based a on color was intriguing, but in the case of this color, I never want to hear the word "grün" again. Green can be so much more than verdure and nature, and yet the editors seemed bent on including every celebrated German Romantic writer they could find and the themes varied from leaves to grasshoppers. As usual, pieces by Jandl and Annette von Droste-Hülshoff did not disappoint, and it did help me discover Rosa Ausländer (discovering new poets is usually my ...more
I chose this book, 'cause I wanted to read different poems in German .. and I thought maybe "gruen" would be perfect, 'cause I thought it's my favorite color recently!! and 'cause I wanted to read something about nature, forests, and also "Umweltschuetz" .. All these things, I found in this book and it was amazing for me! I like it!