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Written between 1903 and 1908 to a student who had sent Rilke his poems for evaluation, these ten letters--among the most famous and beloved of this century--reveal the deeply felt ideas about life and art that shaped the great poet's work. Two-color interior.
About the Author
Rainer Marie Rilke, the great Austro-German poet, was the author of many works including Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus.
Stephen Mitchell's translations include Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, and, most recently, Bhagavad-Gita. He lives in California.
"The common reader will be delighted by Stephen Mitchell's new translation of that slim and beloved volume by Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet . . . the best yet."
--Los Angeles Times
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ISBN: 9780394741048 ISBN-10: 0394741048 Series: Vintage Audience:
Number Of Pages: 109 Published: 1st January 1987 Publisher: Random House USA Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 10.6
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1