Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

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The Floating Press, Apr 1, 2012 - Poetry - 76 pages
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Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke served as a bridge between the themes and styles of the Romantic period and the concerns and anxieties that would give rise to modernism in the twentieth century. This collection brings together dozens of Rilke's most popular and critically acclaimed works.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
FIRST POEMS
22
Evening
23
Mary Virgin
24
THE BOOK OF PICTURES
25
Presaging
26
Autumn
27
Silent Hour
28
Remembrance
47
Music
48
Maiden Melancholy
49
Maidens at Confirmation
50
The Woman Who Loves
52
Pont du Carrousel
53
Madness
54
Lament
56

The Angels
29
Solitude
30
Kings in Legends
31
The Knight
32
The Boy
33
Initiation
34
The Neighbour
35
Song of the Statue
36
Maidens I
37
Maidens II
38
The Bride
40
Autumnal Day
41
Moonlight Night
42
In April
43
Memories of a Childhood
44
Death
45
The Ashantee
46
Symbols
57
NEW POEMS
58
Early Apollo
59
The Tomb of a Young Girl
60
The Poet
61
The Panther
62
Growing Blind
63
The Spanish Dancer
64
Offering
65
Love Song
66
Archaic Torso of Apollo
67
THE BOOK OF HOURS
68
The Book of a Monks Life
69
The Book of Pilgrimage
72
The Book of Poverty and Death
75
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