Letters to a Young Poet (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 16, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 128 pages
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Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come.
  

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
19
Section 4
31
Section 5
45
Section 6
52
Section 7
64
Section 8
80
Section 9
99
Section 10
103
Section 11
105
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About the author (2011)

Rainer Marie Rilke, the great Austro-German poet, was the author of many works including Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus.

Stephen Mitchell's translations include Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, and, most recently, Bhagavad-Gita. He lives in California.

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