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
|Translator's Note||p. 7|
|The Letters||p. 15|
|Chronicle, 1903-1908||p. 79|
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Number Of Pages: 109
Published: 12th October 1986
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 10.6 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 1