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

    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.

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  • Briefe an einen jungen Dichter by Maria Rainer Rilke
    Briefe an einen jungen Dichter (German, Hardback) Maria Rainer Rilke

    Briefe sind ebenso Mittel zur Selbsterkenntnis wie ein Weg zum Gedankenaustausch mit anderen. Nur wenige waren sich dessen so tief bewusst wie der leidenschaftliche Briefeschreiber Rainer Maria Rilke. In seinen zehn 'Briefen an einen jungen Dichter', die er in den Jahren 1903/04 und 1908 an den literarisch begabten Offizier Franz Xaver Kappus schrieb, spiegeln sich Empfindsamkeit und Weitsicht,...

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

    Presents a collection of the twentieth-century German poet's collected and uncollected works, as well as passages from his novel, "The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge"

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

    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, and childhood and old age.

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

    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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  • 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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  • Uncollected Poems by Rainer Rilke
    Uncollected Poems (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    Collects poems written by the poet between 1908 and his death in 1926

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  • New Poems by Rainer Rilke
    New Poems (German, Paperback) Rainer Rilke

    Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), the greatest German language poet since Goethe, worked for a time as Rodin's secretary at Meudon. This title is a paperback edition of Stephen Cohn's celebrated translations and includes the complete German language text parallel with the English.

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

    Begun in 1912, these ten elegies were finally completed, after a decade of sporadic and protraced creation, at the Chateau Muzot in the Swiss Valais. Rilke considered them his greatest achievement. This edition includes an introduction and notes. The German text faces the English translation.

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  • Rainer Maria Rilke's <I>The Book of Hours</I> by Rainer Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke's <I>The Book of Hours</I> (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Rilke, Ben Hutchinson

    A superb new (and complete) translation of Rilke's luminously lyrical early book of poems, with scholarly introduction and commentary.

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  • Diaries of a Young Poet by Rainer Rilke
    Diaries of a Young Poet (English, Paperback) Rainer Rilke, Rainer Maria Rilke

    "In the diaries [Rilke] kept from 1898 to 1900, now translated for the first time . . . the overall impression is that of a genius just coming into his own powers."-Boston Phoenix

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