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Ahead of All Parting The Selected Poetry Prose kindle ↠ Hardcover ð rainer maria rilke ð ❰EPUB❯ ✼ Ahead of All Parting The Selected Poetry Prose Author Rainer Maria Rilke – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily Ages from Rilke’s influential novel The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge and nine of his brilliant uncollected prose pieces Finally the book presents the poet’s two greatest masterpieces in their entirety the Duino Elegies and The Sonnets to Orpheus “Rilke’s voice with its extraordinary combination of formality power speed and lightness can be heard in Mr Mitchell’s versions clearly than in any others” said W S Merwin “His work is masterful” This is one of my desert island books I first encountered Rilke in 1984 He is my poet of poets and Stephen Mitchell's translations are unsurpassed

Rainer Maria Rilke é Ahead of All Parting The Selected Poetry Prose kindle

The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily since his death in 1926; today he is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the twentieth century This Modern Library edition presents Stephen Mitchell’s acclaimed translations of Rilke which have won praise for their re creation of the poet’s rich formal music and depth of thought “If Rilke had written in English” Denis Donoghue wrote in The New York Times Book Review “he would have wri This is honestly the best thing I have ever read It took me forever to get through it because I kept stopping to highlight lines on every page It's a masterpiece A freaking masterpiece I'm telling you

ebook È Ahead of All Parting The Selected Poetry Prose é Rainer Maria Rilke

Ahead of All Parting The Selected Poetry ProseTten in this English” Ahead of All Parting is an abundant selection of Rilke’s lifework It contains representative poems from his early collections The Book of Hours and The Book of Pictures; many selections from the revolutionary New Poems which drew inspiration from Rodin and Cezanne; the hitherto little known “Reuiem for a Friend”; and a generous selection of the late uncollected poems which constitute some of his finest work Included too are pass My mother used to read me Rilke’s poems before I went to bed and now whenever I read his work I am reminded of those moments we shared His work is beautiful and even as I child I loved to listen to his words They sounded and still sound like magic to my ears I highly suggest reading his poems before bed; they’re like lullabies