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  • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Letters to a Young Poet (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    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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  • Rilke's Late Poetry by Rainer Rilke
    Rilke's Late Poetry (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    The late poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke (18751926) is one of the summits of European poetry in the twentieth century. Completed in 1922, as were T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses, Duino Elegies ranks with them as a classic of literary Modernism and as an inquiry into the spiritual crisis of modernity. 1922 also saw the unexpected birth and completion of a new work, The Sonnets to...

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  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Rilke
    The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke, Burton Pike

    "Translator Burton Pike captures the edgy, haunting beauty of this little-known masterpiece."?O Magazine

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  • Letters To A Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Letters To A Young Poet (English, Hardback) Rainer Rilke, Stephen Mitchell

    Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century. Written when the poet was himself still a young man, with most of his greatest work before him, they were addressed to a student who had sent Rilke some of his own writing, asking for advice on becoming a writer. The two never met, but over a period of several years Rilke wrote him these ten...

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  • Ahead of All Parting by Rainer Rilke
    Ahead of All Parting (Multiple languages, Hardback) Rainer Rilke

    The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily since his death in 1926; today he is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the twentieth century. This Modern Library edition presents Stephen Mitchell's acclaimed translations of Rilke, which have won praise for their re-creation of the poet's rich formal music and depth of thought. "If Rilke had written in English," Denis Donoghue...

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  • Duino Elegies by Rainer Rilke
    Duino Elegies (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke, Edward Snow

    Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic...

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  • Pure Contradiction: Selected Poems by Rainer Rilke
    Pure Contradiction: Selected Poems (Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    This selection of poems from throughout Rilke's creative output is arranged chronologically, placing poems of similar themes and / or modes of expression close to one another, making bed-fellows of poems rarely seen together. The aim is to illuminate the underlying themes which Rilke said he had arrived at very early in his life

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  • The Poet's Guide To Life by Rainer Rilke
    The Poet's Guide To Life (English, Hardback) Rainer Rilke

    ?You have to live life to the limit, not according to each day but by plumbing its depth.?...

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  • The Book of Hours by Rainer Rilke
    The Book of Hours (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    This a complete translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's ""The Book of Hours"" that restores to the English-speaking reader a critical work in the development of a significant figure in 20th-century German poetry.

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  • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Letters to a Young Poet (English, Hardback) Rainer Rilke

    These ten letters by Rainer Maria Rilke speak directly to the young, offering unguarded thoughts on such diverse subjects as creativity, solitude, self-reliance, living with uncertainty, the shallowness of irony, the uselessness of criticism, career choices, sex, love, God, and art (which is only another way of living, Rilke writes).

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  • Letters on Cezanne by Rainer Rilke
    Letters on Cezanne (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    02 Rilke's prayerful responses to the french master's beseeching art...

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  • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Letters to a Young Poet (English, Hardback) Rainer Rilke

    These have been called the most famous and beloved letters of the 20th century. Rainer Maria Rilke himself said that much of his creative expression went into his correspondence, and here he touches upon subjects that will interest writers, artists, and thinkers. Letters to a Young Poet is a classic that should be read by everyone who dreams of expressing themselves creatively. This luminous translation offers inspiration to all people who seek to know and express their inner truth. This edition features a new foreword by Kent Nerburn, author of Small Graces and Letters to My Son.

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  • Letters To A Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Letters To A Young Poet (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    A new translation of ten letters penned by Rilke from 1903 to 1908, which encompass his words of advice and encouragement to an aspiring young writer

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  • Letters On Life by Rainer Rilke
    Letters On Life (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    An illuminating translation of writings by the Czech-born poet presents a selection of observations and reflections on the topics of illness and death, dreams and religion, language and art, love and happiness, work and ambition, childhood and old age, in a study of what makes up a meaningful life. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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  • Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Rilke
    Sonnets to Orpheus (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    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.

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  • Duino Elegies by Rainer Rilke
    Duino Elegies (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    A collection of Rainer's cycle of ten elegies, named after a castle on the Adriatic coast. The work had its inception in January 1912. Interrupted by World War I, the elegies were completed a decade later.

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  • Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Rilke
    Sonnets to Orpheus (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    A collection of sonnets written four years before Rilke's death explores death through the Greek myth of Orpheus, imagining death as one of many transformative experiences in the human condition. Reprint.

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  • Gedichte by Maria Rainer Rilke
    Gedichte (German, Paperback) Maria Rainer Rilke

    Zählte man die bedeutendsten deutschen Dichter auf, so wäre zweifelsohne auch Rainer Maria Rilke zu nennen. Vor allem in der Lyrik nimmt er aufgrund der sprachlichen Vollkommenheit und glanzvollen poetischen Bildsprache seiner Werke einen hohen Rang ein. Rilkes in Paris entstandene Dinggedichte wie "Das Karussell" und "Der Panther" erreichten eine Popularität, die bis heute anhält. Das...

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  • Pure Contradiction: Selected Poems by Rainer Rilke
    Pure Contradiction: Selected Poems (Hardback) Rainer Rilke

    This selection of poems from throughout Rilke's creative output is arranged chronologically, placing poems of similar themes and / or modes of expression close to one another, making bed-fellows of poems rarely seen together. The aim is to illuminate the underlying themes which Rilke said he had arrived at very early in his life

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