Letters to a Young Poet (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Description


Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come.

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.



Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.

Praise For…


"The common reader will be delighted by Stephen Mitchell’s new translation of that slim and beloved volume by Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet . . . the best yet."
--Los Angeles Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394741048
ISBN-10: 0394741048
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 12th, 1986
Pages: 128
Language: English