Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
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ISBN
9780141192321
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
112
Dimensions
129 x 198mm
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Most unsayable of all are works of art, mysterious existences whose lives exist alongside ours'

At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself; these profound and lyrical letters have since become hugely influential for writers and artists of all kinds. This book also contains the 'Letter from a Young Worker', a striking polemic against Christianity written in letter-form, near the end of Rilke's life.

In Lewis Hyde's introduction, he explores the context in which these letters were written and how the author embraced his isolation as a creative force. Charlie Louth's afterword discusses the similarities and contrasts of the two works, and Rilke's religious and sexual wordplay. This edition also contains a chronology, notes, and suggested further reading.

Translated, edited and with notes and an afterword by Charlie Louth

Introduced by Lewis Hyde
ISBN:
9780141192321
Publication Date:
02 / 07 / 2012
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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