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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Bilingual Edition

By Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Mitchell (Translator); Stephen Mitchell (Editor)

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679722014, 400pp.

Publication Date: March 13, 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) 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 theSonnets to Orpheusand theDuino Elegies; his two most famous prose works areLetters to a Young Poetand the semiautobiographicalThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge."
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