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The dark interval : letters on loss, grief, and transformation

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke; Ulrich Baer
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilke's voluminous, never-before-translated letters to bereaved friends and acquaintances, The Dark Interval is a profound vision of the mourning process and a meditation on death's place in our lives. Following the format of Letters to a Young Poet, this book arranges Rilke's letters into an uninterrupted sequence, showcasing the full range of the great author's thoughts on death and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Translations
Correspondence
Translations into English
Named Person: Rainer Maria Rilke; Rainer Maria Rilke; Rainer Maria Rilke
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Maria Rilke; Ulrich Baer
ISBN: 9780525509851 0525509852
OCLC Number: 1048612521
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 98 pages)
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated and edited by Ulrich Baer.

Abstract:

Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilke's voluminous, never-before-translated letters to bereaved friends and acquaintances, The Dark Interval is a profound vision of the mourning process and a meditation on death's place in our lives. Following the format of Letters to a Young Poet, this book arranges Rilke's letters into an uninterrupted sequence, showcasing the full range of the great author's thoughts on death and dying, as well as his sensitive and moving expressions of consolation and condolence. Presented with care and authority by master translator Ulrich Baer, The Dark Interval is a literary treasure, an indispensable resource for anyone searching for solace, comfort, and meaning in a time of grief.

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