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Author: Rainer Maria Rilke; J B Leishman; Stephen Spender
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1996.
Series: Everyman's library pocket poets.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems by turn-of-the-century German poet Rainer Maria Rilke.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Rainer Maria Rilke; Rainer Maria Rilke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Maria Rilke; J B Leishman; Stephen Spender
ISBN: 067945098X 9780679450986
OCLC Number: 34745992
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 253 p. ; 17 cm.
Contents: To Monique and Blaise Briod --
From THE BOOK OF IMAGES: The boy --
Childhood --
The last supper --
Autumn day --
Autumn --
The angels --
From NEW POEMS: Early Apollo --
The poet's death --
Orpheus. Eurydice. Hermes --
Roman sarcophagi --
The panther --
The swan --
The unicorn --
The gazelle --
The dog --
Parting --
Lady before the mirror --
Portrait of my father as a young man --
Requiem for a friend --
From Poems 1906 to 1926 --
From The poems of Count C.W. --
The fruit --
The raising of Lazarus --
On the sunny road --
Stars behind olives --
To Holderin --
To music --
For Count Karl Lanckoronski --
From FRENCH POEMS: Titmouse --
Let's stay by the lamp and say little --
Will I have expressed it before I leave --
From The valaisian quatrains: Landscape stopped halfway --
Before you can count ten --
Road that turns and plays --
The small clematis tumbles --
After a day of wind --
Wind that grips this country like a craftsman --
A beautiful butterfly near the earth --
From Orchards: Palm --
Summer passer-by --
The fountain --
Interior portrait --
A swan swims on the water --
All my goodbyes are said --
Cat --
Divine disgrace --
Growing old --
To the moon --
Water lily --
What survives --
Telling you all --
Fire's reflection --
No one speaks of them --
Moment between masks --
Child in red --
White lily --
Blank joy --
Narcissus --
The future --
Evening love song --
The wait --
Music --
Clouds --
THE LIFE OF MARY: The birth of Mary --
The presentation of Mary in the temple --
Annunciation to Mary --
Mary's visitation --
Joseph's suspicion --
Annunciation to the shepherds from above --
The birth of Christ --
Rest on the flight into Egypt --
Of the marriage at Cana --
Before the passion --
Pieta --
Mary at peace with the risen Lord --
On the death of Mary --
From SONNETS TO ORPHEUS: A tree ascending there. O pure transcension! --
And almost maiden-like was what drew near --
A god can do it. But can a man expect --
Step now and then, you gentle-hearted --
Raise no commemorating stone Does he belong here? No, his spreading --
Praising, that's it! As a praiser and blesser --
Only by him with whose lays --
Hail, the spirit able to unite! --
Banana, rounded apple, russet pear --
Our life-long neighbours, flower, vine-leaf, fuit --
Undermost he, the earth-bound --
Master, there's something new --
Change though the world may as fast --
But what shall I offer you, Master, say --
We wax for waning --
Breathing, invisible poem! --
Mirrors: no one has yet distilled with --
Flowers, whose kinship with ordering hands --
You few, the one-time sharers of childhood's treasure --
Anticipate all farewells, as were they behind you --
O fountain mouth, you mouth that can respond --
Still the god remains an ever-growing --
Where, in what ever-blisfully watered gardens --
Dancer: you transmutation --
Gold dwells somewhere at ease --
Sing those gardens, my heart --
Call me to your lonely meeting-places --
Oh, delight leaping up ever-new --
Hark, the earliest harrows striving --
How it thrills us, the bird's clear cry --
Does it exist, though, time the destroyer? --
Oh, come and go, you almost child --
Silent friend of those far from us --
THE DUINO ELEGIES --
From LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET --
R.M.R.
Series Title: Everyman's library pocket poets.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Rilke ; [translations by J.B. Leishman, and J.B. Leishman and Stephen Spender].
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A collection of poems by turn-of-the-century German poet Rainer Maria Rilke.

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