embarras de richesses

embarras de richesses

(ɑ̃bara də riʃɛs)
n
Also: embarras de choix a superfluous abundance of options, from which one finds it difficult to select
[C18: literally: embarrassment of riches]

em•bar•ras de ri•chesses

(ɑ̃ ba rɑdə riˈʃɛs)
n.
French.
embarrassment of riches; a disconcerting overabundance.
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Facing an embarras de richesses, I will not attempt to characterize the collection as a whole, and instead will point out some idiosyncratic traits which I believe to have noticed in Kahn's poetry: a fascination with geology and mineralogy, expressed in symbolic imagery; a fondness for the Old Testament and a concern for Jewish themes; and a tendency to mix the mundane with the godly, the idyllic with the grotesque, as suggested in a delightful "Loblied auf die Unordnung.