The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

By Rainer Maria Rilke; Erroll McDonald (Editor); Stephen Mitchell (Editor)
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780679722014, 400pp.)

Publication Date: March 1989

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"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.




About the Author
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is considered one of the greatest poets who ever wrote in the German language. His most famous works are Sonnets to Orpheus, The Duino Elegies, Letters to a Young Poet, and The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. His collected work is comprised of hundreds of other poems, essays, plays, and stories.

McDonald graduated from Yale College and earned a M.B.A. degree from Columbia Graduate School of Business.

Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.
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