A Companion to the Works of Rainer Maria Rilke

A Companion to the Works of Rainer Maria Rilke

by Erika A. Metzger
     
 

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Illuminates the major aspects of the works of Germany's greatest 20th-century poet.See more details below

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Illuminates the major aspects of the works of Germany's greatest 20th-century poet.

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An author as intriguing and complex as Rilke has many facets, and the 11 essays in this volume attest to the wealth of possible approaches. CHOICE Editors and authors are all renowned Rilke specialists. The broad scope of their academic experience, careers, and area of critical activity guarantees the extremely high level of interest that this book evokes. ARBITRIUM The ten essays by eminent Rilke scholars succeed in their intent to move toward a new image of Rilke. GERMAN QUARTERLY This study is a wonderful, animated text, a lovely tribute to the poet's great humanity, and it should be included in any study of Rilke. COLLOQUIA GERMANICA The cosmopolitan solitary is shown against the background of a developing modernistic culture, to which (Rilke) substantially contributed. The authors show profound insight into the many problems raised ... by work which combines the ineffable with the physical. MODERN LANGUAGE STUDIES ...provides an important correction to popular views of Rilke as "a visionary visited by muses and angels." MODERN HUMANITIES RESEARCH

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571133021
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
09/02/2004
Series:
Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
0.73(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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