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The Book of Fresh Beginnings
Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke
Rainer Maria Rilke; David Young, trans.; David Young, intro.



FIELD Translation Series

Oberlin
1994 • 108 pp. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4"
Poetry - European


$19.95 Hardcover, 978-0-932440-68-6


Trans. from the German

This new selection, drawing primarily on Rilke’s extremely rich middle period, the first decade of the 20th Century, and concluding with a selection from his late Sonnets to Orpheus, offers a clear, powerful, and contemporary Rilke.

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RAINER MARIA RILKE was born in Prague in 1875. After a motley education at military and business schools and at Prague’s Charles University, he traveled in Europe, Russia, Egypt, and Tunsinia. In addition to Sonnets to Orpheus, Rilke’s works include the Duino Elegies, The Book of Pictures, Poems from the Book of Hours, New Poems, and The Notebook of Malte Laurids Brigge. Rilke died in 1926.



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