The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke: Bilingual Edition

The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke: Bilingual Edition

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Overview

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679722014
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/13/1989
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 81,253
Product dimensions: 5.21(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) studied literature, art history, and philosophy in both Munich and Prague and is often considered one of the German language's greatest twentieth-century poets. His two most famous verse sequences are the Sonnets to Orpheus and the Duino Elegies; his two most famous prose works are Letters to a Young Poet and the semiautobiographical The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

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