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Sonnets to Orpheus

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke; David Young
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press ; Scranton, Pa. : Distributed by Harper & Row, ©1987.
Series: Wesleyan poetry in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An accomplished poet's first and only sonnet sequence.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Sonnets
Named Person: Orpheus, (Greek mythological character); Orpheus, (Greek mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Maria Rilke; David Young
ISBN: 0819551597 9780819551597 0819561657 9780819561657
OCLC Number: 15317853
Language Note: German texts and English verse translations on facing pages.
Notes: Translation of: Die Sonette an Orpheus.
Description: xv, 116 pages : portrait ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry in translation.
Other Titles: Sonette an Orpheus.
Responsibility: Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated and with an introduction by David Young.

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"An undisputed masterpiece by one of the greatest modern poets translated here by a master of translation"--Voice Literary Supplement

 
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