The Unknown Rilke

The Unknown Rilke : Selected Poems

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Rilke's importance to the history of literature in the twentieth century is based on the power and memorability of his lyrics, and on his successful struggle to articulate a new vision of the human relation to the rest of creation. Wright s brilliant translations of some of Rilke s neglected poems are now widely admired. They are here enhanced by an additional selection and a new introduction by the translator."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Oberlin College Press
  • Oberlin, United States
  • English
  • Expanded ed.
  • 0932440568
  • 9780932440563
  • 906,373

About Rainer Maria Rilke

RAINER MARIA RILKE was born in Prague in 1875. After a motley education at military and business schools and at Prague s Charles University, he traveled in Europe, Russia, Egypt, and Tunsinia. In addition to Sonnets to Orpheus, Rilke s works include the Duino Elegies, The Book of Pictures, Poems from the Book of Hours, New Poems, and The Notebook of Malte Laurids Brigge. Rilke died in 1926."show more