Letters to a Young Poet (Mass Market Paperbound)

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By Rainer Maria Rilke, Stephen Mitchell (Translator), Stephen Mitchell (Foreword by)
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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.

About the Author

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.

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
Series: Vintage