On Snow

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On Snow
Author Durs Grünbein
Original title Vom Schnee
Country Germany
Language German
Publisher Suhrkamp Verlag
Publication date
15 September 2003
Pages 144
ISBN 978-3-518-41455-2

On Snow (German: Vom Schnee) is a 2003 long poem by the German writer Durs Grünbein. It has the subtitle or Descartes in Germany (oder Descartes in Deutschland). It focuses on the life of the French philosopher René Descartes. Andreas Nentwich of Die Zeit described it as "a baroque picture arc of war, violence, vanity and a lot of snow".[1]

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  1. ^ Nentwich, Andreas (2003-10-09). "Die Landschaft dreht sich auf den Rücken". Die Zeit (in German). Retrieved 2012-04-29. "Ein barocker Bilderbogen aus Krieg, Gewalt, Vanitas und sehr viel Schnee" 

External links[edit]

  • On Snow at the publisher's website