Translated by Alexander Booth
Friederike Mayröcker is an Austrian writer and the author of more than fifty books. English editions of her work include brütt, or The Sighing Gardens (Northwestern); and Raving Language: Selected Poems 1946-2006 (Carcanet), translated by Richard Dove. She was part of the influential Vienna Group in the 1950s and 1960s, where she met Ernst Jandl, her partner and frequent collaborator.
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