The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Google eBook)
"Translator Burton Pike captures the edgy, haunting beauty of this little-known masterpiece."—O MagazineFirst published in 1910, Rilke's Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge is one the first great modernist novels, the account of poet-aspirant Brigge in his exploration of poetic individuality and his reflections on the experience of time as death approaches. This translation by Burton Pike is a reaction to overly stylized previous translations, and aims to capture not only the beauty but also the strangeness, the spirit, of Rilke's German.
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Review: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids BriggeUser Review - Sheila Packa - Goodreads
I love this book even more than I love his poems, which is saying, it is amazing, incredible, and astounding. Especially I am interested in his doubleness--he is the I in the book, and he is also the ... Read full review
Review: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids BriggeUser Review - Branka Njegic - Goodreads
Amazing! Read full review