Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

by Rainer Maria Rilke

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Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke

For poetry lovers and students of literature and literary criticism, Robert Bly, the National Book Award-winning poet, brings his prowess as a translator and critic to bear on the work of one of the major German poets of the century.

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ISBN-13: 9780060907273
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/22/1981
Series: Harper Perennial
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 293,269
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

One of the most widely read modern poets, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) first became known and respected with the publication of The Book of Hours, when he was in his twenties. He is now most famous for his Letters to a Young Poet, published during the same time, which continues to inspire generations of writers.

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Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke: A Translation from the German and Commentary 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book has always been my favorite translation of Rilke. A wide selection from key works, translated in strong, straightforward language that carries power in its clarity.