The Cambridge Companion to Rilke (Cambridge Companions to by Karen Leeder,Robert Vilain

By Karen Leeder,Robert Vilain

usually considered as the best German poet of the 20th century, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) is still some of the most influential figures of eu modernism. during this significant other, best students supply informative and thought-provoking essays on his existence and social context, his correspondence, all his significant collections of poetry together with so much famously the Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus, and his seminal novel of Modernist anxiousness, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. Rilke's serious contexts are explored intimately: his courting with philosophy and the visible arts, his position inside modernism and his dating to eu literature, and his reception in Europe and past. With its helpful consultant to extra examining and a chronology of Rilke's lifestyles and paintings, this better half will supply an available, enticing account of this remarkable poet whose legacy looms so huge today.

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