Letters to a young poet

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In 1903, a student at a military academy sent some of his verses to a well-known Austrian poet, requesting an assessment of their value. The older artist, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), replied to the novice in this series of letters -- an amazing archive of remarkable insights into the ideas behind Rilke's greatest poetry. The ten letters reproduced here were written during an important stage in Rilke's artistic development, and they contain many of the themes that later appeared in his best works. The poet himself afterwards stated that his letters contained part of his creative genius, making this volume essential reading for scholars, poetry lovers, and anyone with an interest in Rilke, German poetry, or the creative impulse.
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Kappus, Franz Xaver, -- 1883-1966 -- Correspondence
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Rilke, Rainer Maria, -- 1875-1926. -- Correspondence
title_display Letters to a young poet
title_full Letters to a Young Poet [electronic resource] / Rainer Maria Rilke
Letters to a Young Poet [electronic resource] Rilke, Rainer Maria.
Letters to a young poet / Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated and with a foreword by Stephen Mitchell
Letters to a young poet / Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated by Joan M. Burnham ; foreword by Kent Nerburn
Letters to a young poet / Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Reginald Snell
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