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Letters to a Young Poet

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Based on 30,550 Ratings and 2,122 Reviews

Book Description
Every page is stamped with Rilke's characteristic grace, and the book is free of the breathless effect that occasionally mars his poetry. His ideas on gender and the role of the artist are also surprisingly prescient. And even his retrograde comment on the "beauty of the virgin" (which the poet derives from the fact that she "has not yet achieved anything") is counterbalanced by his perception tha... More
Book Information
PublisherBN Publishing
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages76
ISBN-101607960265
ISBN-13978-1607960263
Publication Date05/04/2009
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About Rainer Maria Rilke (Author) : Rainer Maria Rilke is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Rainer Maria Rilke include Letters on Life: New Prose Translations (Modern Library Classics), Letters to ... more
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