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Sonnets to Orpheus : with Letters to a young poet

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke; Franz Xaver Kappus; Stephen Cohn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Fyfield books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Rilke's 1922 Sonnets to Orpheus, written in a burst of inspiration, and expressing a vision of a state of being in which all the ordinary human dichotomies are reconciled in an infinite wholeness. Also included is his Letters to a young poet, an influential series of letters written to a young officer cadet on the subject of poetics.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Translations
Translations into English
Correspondence
Named Person: Rainer Maria Rilke; Rainer Maria Rilke; Franz Xaver Kappus; Franz Xaver Kappus; Rainer Maria Rilke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Maria Rilke; Franz Xaver Kappus; Stephen Cohn
ISBN: 0415940788 9780415940788 041594077X 9780415940771
OCLC Number: 50232919
Language Note: Sonnets to Orpheus parallel German text and English translation, Letters to a young poet translated from the German.
Notes: "Translated with an introduction by Stephen Cohn with Letters to a young poet translated by Stephen Cohn with an introduction by Peter Porter."
Originally published: Manchester : Carcanet Press, 2000.
Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Fyfield books.
Other Titles: Letters to a young poet.
Sonette an Orpheus.
Responsibility: Rainer Maria Rilke.

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Presents Rilke's 1922 Sonnets to Orpheus, written in a burst of inspiration, and expressing a vision of a state of being in which all the ordinary human dichotomies are reconciled in an infinite wholeness. Also included is his Letters to a young poet, an influential series of letters written to a young officer cadet on the subject of poetics.

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