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New Directions Paperbook #408: Poems from the Book of Hours: Das Stundenbuch

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Synopsis:

Rilke, Poems from the Book of Hours. Bilingual Edition.

Synopsis:

The God they celebrate is not the Creator of the universe, but seems rather the creation of humanity: the artists. Rewarding alike for the richness of their harmonies and the suggestiveness of their imagery, these lyrics allow of interpretations acceptable both to the religious and to the philosophical mind.

About the Author

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is considered one of the greatest poets who ever wrote in the German language. His most famous works are Sonnets to Orpheus, The Duino Elegies, Letters to a Young Poet, and The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. His collected work is comprised of hundreds of other poems, essays, plays, and stories.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811205955
Translator:
Deutsch, Babette
Publisher:
New Directions
Translator:
Deutsch, Babette
Author:
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Author:
Rilke, Rainer M.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Single Author - German
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Copyright:
Series:
New Directions Paperbook, 408
Series Volume:
408
Publication Date:
January 1975
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
60
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.2 in 0.17 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Rilke, Poems from the Book of Hours. Bilingual Edition.
"Synopsis" by , The God they celebrate is not the Creator of the universe, but seems rather the creation of humanity: the artists. Rewarding alike for the richness of their harmonies and the suggestiveness of their imagery, these lyrics allow of interpretations acceptable both to the religious and to the philosophical mind.
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