Duino Elegies/Duineser Elegien: A Dual-Language Book by Rainer Maria RilkeDuino Elegies/Duineser Elegien: A Dual-Language Book by Rainer Maria Rilke

Duino Elegies/Duineser Elegien: A Dual-Language Book

Text byRainer Maria Rilke

Paperback | May 11, 2007

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The great German poet regarded these meditations on love, death, God, and life's meaning as his greatest achievement. Innovative and enigmatic, the enduringly popular elegies express Rilke's longing for solitude and his painful loneliness. These excellent translations are both true to the originals and poetic in their own right.
More than any other modern German writer, Rainer Maria Rilke seems to match our romantic idea of what a poet should be, though, as with many writers, separating artistry from affectation is often difficult. Restless, sensitive, reverent, yet egotistical, Rilke often seems to hover in his poems like a sort of ethereal being. He was born...
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Title:Duino Elegies/Duineser Elegien: A Dual-Language BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:May 11, 2007Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486454622

ISBN - 13:9780486454627

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