Rainer Maria Rilke
The best books of all time by Rainer Maria Rilke
222 . Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Rilke's powerfully touching letters to an aspiring young poet At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, ...
352 . The Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke
Rilke's great cycle of ten elegies, perhaps his most profound poetic achievement, had its inception on the morning of January 21, 1912, but was interrupted by the First World War and not completed ...
506 . The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
This is the definitive, widely acclaimed translation of the major prose work of one of our century's greatest poets -- "a masterpiece like no other" (Elizabeth Hardwick) -- Rilke's only novel, extr...