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    DescriptionRilke'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.


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    Title
    The Unknown Rilke
    Subtitle
    Selected Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Franz Wright
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780932440563
    ISBN 10: 0932440568
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 831.912
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 831.912, 831/.912
    B&T Approval Code: A24323020
    BISAC V2.8: POE005030
    LC classification: PT2635.I65 A28 1990
    Thema V1.0: DC
    Edition statement
    Expanded ed.
    Publisher
    Oberlin College Press
    Imprint name
    Oberlin
    Publication date
    01 March 1991
    Author Information
    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.