Rilke on Love and Other Difficulties (Paperback)
Translations and Considerations
W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393310986, 144pp.
Publication Date: February 17, 1994
Combining passion and sensitivity, the poems on love presented here are often not only sensual but sexual as well. Others pursue perennial themes in his work--death and life, growth and transformation. The book concludes with Rilke's reflections on wisdom and openness to experience, on grasping what is most difficult and turning what is most alien into that which we can most trust.