[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☉ Ahead of All Parting Author Rainer Maria Rilke – Justinfoline.us

Ahead of All Parting 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 Written 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 Requiem For A Friend And A Generous Selection Of The Late Uncollected Poems, Which Constitute Some Of His Finest Work Included Too Are Passages 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.

[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☉ Ahead of All Parting  Author Rainer Maria Rilke – Justinfoline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 615 pages
  • Ahead of All Parting
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
  • English
  • 18 October 2017
  • 0679601619

    10 thoughts on “[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☉ Ahead of All Parting Author Rainer Maria Rilke – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    Read before bedit will give you beautiful dreams


  2. says:

    At one point, I must have had every Rilke book that was translated into English He is simply amazing I ended up bequeathing the collection to a friend, who also felt the same about him This book has been a wonderful companion and is always close at hand I love the translations and the inter paginated German and English It has all of his major works, including Sonnets to Orpheus and The Duino Elegies It also has plenty of poems, prose, and tons of great end notes from his personal letters At one point, I must have had every Rilke book that was translated into English He is simply amazing I ended up bequeathing the collection to a friend, who also felt the same about him This book has been a wonderful companion and is alw...


  3. says:

    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.


  4. says:

    This is the first book in my life that I read cover to cover twice in a row, and there is stilldepth to explore I read every line, let it sink into my mind and arouse emotion fully I believe this is called surrender Rilke is a very obvious existentialist There is a fundamental quality to his writing and to his topics that make each metaphor matter.Beware he does not think of angels in the Christian sense, nor does he speak of God in the Christian sense However I felt I was able to e This is the first book in my life that I read cover to cover twice in a row, and ther...


  5. says:

    This is Stephen Mitchell s translation I wish I could read the original So far, I prefer Mitchell s translations to others I have read.I especially liked the prose translations.I d like to hear other thoughts re whose translations of Rilke are best and why.


  6. says:

    one day i ll have this entire thing memorized.


  7. says:

    If you read no other selection of Rilke s poetry, read this one The selection is comprehensive, and Mitchell s translations are outstanding.


  8. says:

    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.


  9. says:

    I keep this on my desk at work and dip in several times a week instead of mindless computer browsing For that reason, I may be currently reading it for some time Dual language edition, so an excellent way to continue to read in German, plus lose little in translation.


  10. says:

    My bible.

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