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Letters on Life

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Letters on Life by Rainer Rilke

Book Description

In this treasury of uncommon wisdom and spiritual insight, the best writings and personal philosophies of one of the twentieth century's greatest poets, Rainer Maria Rilke, are gleaned by Ulrich Baer from thousands of pages of never-before translated correspondence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812969023
ISBN-10: 0812969022
Format: Paperback
(184mm x 142mm x 16mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 8-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Duino Elegies by Rainer Rilke Duino Elegies, Paperback (May 2013)

Perhaps no cycle of poems in any European language has made so profound and lasting an impact on an English-speaking readership as Rilke's Duino Elegies. This translation was chosen by Phillip Pullman as one of his 40 favourite books.

Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Rilke Sonnets to Orpheus, Paperback (October 2012)

In fifty-five sonnets, Rilke plays an astonishing set of philosophical and sensual variations on the Orpheus myth. 'Praising, that's it!' he declares; nature, art, love, time, childhood, technology, poverty, justice - all are encompassed in poems that spark with insight and invention, amongst the joyful and light-footed that Rilke ever wrote.

Letters on God and Letters to a Young Woman by Rainer Rilke Letters on God and Letters to a Young Woman, Paperback (May 2012)

"Letters on God originally published in German by Insel-Verlag under the title eUber Gott, (c)1933 by Insel-Verlag, Leipzig. Letters to a Young Woman originally published in German by Insel-Verlag under the title Briefe an eine junge Frau, (c)1930 by Insel-Verlag, Leipzig."--T.p. verso.

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Rilke Letters to a Young Poet, Paperback (April 2012)

At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself; these profound and lyrical letters have since become hugely influential for writers and artists of all kinds. This edition deals with these letters.

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Author Biography - Rainer Rilke

RAINER MARIA RILKE (1875 1926) ranks among the great poets of world literature, and was the author of" Duino Elegies" and "Sonnets to Orpheus." ULRICH BAER is the author of Remnants of Song: Trauma and the Experience of Modernity in Charles Baudelaire and Paul Celan, and the editor of 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11. Baer is associate professor of German and comparative literature at New York University and chair of the German department."

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