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Letters To A Young Poet : Vintage - Rainer Maria Rilke

Letters To A Young Poet


Paperback Published: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780394741048
Number Of Pages: 109

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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.

Industry Reviews

"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 Notep. 7
Introductionp. 9
The Lettersp. 15
Chronicle, 1903-1908p. 79
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ISBN: 9780394741048
ISBN-10: 0394741048
Series: Vintage
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 109
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 10.6  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1