The Essential Rilke

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Subjects:

  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • German Poetry,
  • Kinnell, Galway - Poems & Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • English,
  • German,
  • USA,
  • Continental European,
  • Rilke, Rainer Maria,
  • 1875-1926,
  • Rilke, Rainer Maria,,
  • Translations into English

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsGalway Kinnell (Editor), Hannah Liebmann (Editor), Rainer Maria Rilke (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8132671M
ISBN 100880016760
ISBN 109780880016766

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Susan Ranson, edited with an introduction and notes by Ben Hutchinson (Camden House. The Essential Rilke includes all the celebrated Duino Elegies as well as a number of shorter poems--the favorites and the less familiar.

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R ainer Maria Rilke had writ letters by the time of his death inaged This slender book, a selection of letters of condolence, available for the first time in English, is a Author: Kate Kellaway. German poet Rainer Maria Rilke() enjoys ever-increasing popularity.

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Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilke's voluminous, never-before-translated letters to bereaved friends and acquaintances, The Dark Interval is a profound vision of the mourning process and a meditation on death's place in our lives.

Following the format of Letters to a Young Poet, this book arranges Rilke's letters into an uninterrupted sequence, showcasing the full range of the great author's.

Rainer Maria Rilke; Translated and Edited by Edward Snow; Introduction by Adam Zagajewski. Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague in and traveled throughout Europe for much of his adult life, returning frequently to Paris.

His last years were spent in Switzerland, where he completed his two poetic masterworks, the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus. Mark S. Burrows is professor of Religion and Literature at the University of Applied Sciences in Bochum, Germany. His recent publications include two volumes of translations from the German: R.M.

Rilke’s Prayers of a Young Poet, and the German-Iranian poet SAID’s 99 Psalms.A collection of his poems, The Chance of Home, will appear in He serves as poetry editor for Spiritus.

His mysticism is what draws me to him. As an artist and mystic poet myself, I appreciate all aspects of his process and revel in the beauty of his writing.

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Rainer Maria Rilke's The Book of Hours: A New Translation with Commentary, trans. Susan Ranson, edited with an introduction and notes by Ben Hutchinson (Camden House, New York/Boydell & Brewer Ltd, Woodbridge, UK, ) ISBN This book consists of ten letters, written by famed poet Rainer Maria Rilke, to a Young Poet who initially sought him out for writing advice, but ended up learning a great deal about life.

The letters encourage the Young Poet to develop an understanding of, and connection, to his inner creative soul.

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Recent; Popular; Generative Design: Visualize, Program, and. The contents, which include the Duino Elegies, were selected and translated by Kinnell and Hannah Liebmann and the introduction is by Kinnell.

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Ask the last fruits to ripen on the vine; give them further two more summer days to bring about perfection and to raise the final sweetness in the heavy wine. Whoever has no house now will. In her book Etty Hillesum: Essential Writings, editor Anne Marie Kidder writes, “Etty is a mystic who, amid the war’s horrors, could affirm the goodness and beauty of life and taught herself, as she taught others, to explore the landscape of the soul and the soul’s quest for truth and God.”.

The Essential Rilke by Rainer Rilke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). That fall, while Rilke was writing “The Panther,” a nineteen-year-old Austrian cadet named Franz Xaver Kappus sat in the shade of a hundred-year-old chestnut tree with a book of poetry.

A student at the Theresian Military Academy, Kappus was an aspiring writer disguised in a soldier’s uniform. Rilke New Poems (Book): Rilke, Rainer Maria: Essential for all poetry collections Translator Joseph Cadora renders a beautiful new edition complete with commentary on each poem, based on Rilke's letters, numerous biographies, and related works as well as an introduction outlining his approach to the translation.

-- Library Journal, starred review [The] renderings of the canonical. A short time before he died inErwin was moved to convey his love of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry. He translated seventy-two of Rilke's poems, which have all been included in this publication.

This book is dedicated to Erwin by its editor, his widow, Ann, and a selection of her lithographs accompany the text. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke – review let us admit that there is a Rilke problem: Rilke.

Here is Michael Wood: "Unspeakably phoney in everything except his writing, snobbish.Ina student at a military academy sent some of his verses to a well-known Austrian poet, requesting an assessment of their value. The older artist, Rainer Maria Rilke (–), replied to the novice in this series of letters — an amazing archive of remarkable insights into the ideas behind Rilke's greatest poetry.

The ten letters reproduced here were written during an important 5/5(1).Quatre Douzaines de Roses by Mazeran, Alain, photography, Rainer Maria Rilke, text, Alain Woisson, preface and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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