Letters to a Young Poet
ISBN10: 0393310396 ISBN13: 9780393310399 Contributors: Norton, M. D. Herter (Translator); Kappus, Franz Xaver Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Dec 1 1993 Pages: 160 Weight: 0.25lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
From 1903 to 1908, German lyric poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of responses to a young would-be poet, on poetry and on surviving as a sensitive observer in a harsh world. An accompanying chronicle of Rilke's life comments on his own experiences at the time.