The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arctic-Stranger - LibraryThing
This was the first volume of Rilke I read, and maybe I am blinded by the whole "first love" thing, but I think it is the best translation. There is a good overall selection of his poetry, including ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - agricolaoval - LibraryThing
Extremely uneven poet. His works range from exasperating religious crap to gems like Book of Images, Sonnets to Orpheus and Duino Elegies. At his best he makes his impact by his extraordinary ... Read full review
Fragment Einer Elegie
Handinneres Schwerkraft Ô Lacrimosa Jetzt wär es Zeit daß Götter träten aus
THE BOOKOF HOURS 1905