The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
Title The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge PDF eBook
Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Publisher Vintage
Total Pages 305
Release 2011-04-06
Genre Fiction
ISBN 0307787761

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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, extraordinary for its structural uniqueness and purity of language. First published in 1910, it has proven to be one of the most influential and enduring works of fiction of our century. Malte Laurids Brigge is a young Danish nobleman and poet living in Paris. Obsessed with death and with the reality that lurks behind appearances, Brigge muses on his family and their history and on the teeming, alien life of the city. Many of the themes and images that occur in Rilke's poetry can also be found in the novel, prefiguring the modernist movement in its self-awareness and imagistic immediacy.

For the Sake of a Single Verse ...

For the Sake of a Single Verse ...
Title For the Sake of a Single Verse ... PDF eBook
Author Ben Shahn
Publisher Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Total Pages 70
Release 1974
Genre Art
ISBN

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More than twenty stories from the Alaskan Tlingit tradition are accompanied by information on its culture, history and art.

Ahead of All Parting

Ahead of All Parting
Title Ahead of All Parting PDF eBook
Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Publisher Modern Library
Total Pages 640
Release 2015-01-21
Genre Poetry
ISBN 0804153574

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The reputation of Rainer Maria Rilke has grown steadily since his death in 1926; today he is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the twentieth century. This Modern Library edition presents Stephen Mitchell’s acclaimed translations of Rilke, which have won praise for their re-creation of the poet’s rich formal music and depth of thought. “If Rilke had written in English,” Denis Donoghue wrote in The New York Times Book Review, “he would have written in this English.” Ahead of All Parting is an abundant selection of Rilke’s lifework. It contains representative poems from his early collections The Book of Hours and The Book of Pictures; many selections from the revolutionary New Poems, which drew inspiration from Rodin and Cezanne; the hitherto little-known “Requiem for a Friend”; and a generous selection of the late uncollected poems, which constitute some of his finest work. Included too are passages from Rilke’s influential novel, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, and nine of his brilliant uncollected prose pieces. Finally, the book presents the poet’s two greatest masterpieces in their entirety: the Duino Elegies and The Sonnets to Orpheus. “Rilke’s voice, with its extraordinary combination of formality, power, speed and lightness, can be heard in Mr. Mitchell’s versions more clearly than in any others,” said W. S. Merwin. “His work is masterful.”

Rilke in Paris

Rilke in Paris
Title Rilke in Paris PDF eBook
Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Publisher Hesperus Press
Total Pages 111
Release 2012-07-12
Genre Travel
ISBN 1780941161

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In 1902, the young German writer Rainer Maria Rilke travelled to Paris to write a monograph on the sculptor Auguste Rodin. He returned to the city many times over the course of his life, by turns inspired and appalled by the high culture and low society. Paris was a lifelong source of inspiration for Rilke. Perhaps most significantly, the letters he wrote about it formed the basis of his prose masterpiece, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. This volume brings together a new translation of RilkeOCOs essay on poetry, Notes on the Melody of Things, and the first English translation of RilkeOCOs experiences in Paris as observed by his French translator, Maurice Betz. "

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
Title The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge PDF eBook
Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Publisher Dalkey Archive Press
Total Pages 222
Release 2008-10
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1564784975

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"First published in Paris in 1910, Rilke's The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge is one of the first great modernist novels: Partly a ghost story, partly an autobiography, and partly the diary of a young poet teaching himself how to see the world, this new translation by Burton Pike captures not only the beauty but also the strangeness and spirit of the original."--BOOK JACKET.

Sense and Creative Labor in Rainer Maria Rilke's Prose Works

Sense and Creative Labor in Rainer Maria Rilke's Prose Works
Title Sense and Creative Labor in Rainer Maria Rilke's Prose Works PDF eBook
Author Nicholas Carroll Reynolds
Publisher Springer Nature
Total Pages 262
Release 2021-08-06
Genre Philosophy
ISBN 3030744701

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This book is an investigation of the role of creative labor and the five senses in Rainer Maria Rilke’s prose works, including his “Primal Sound” essay, the Stories of God, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, and his monograph on Auguste Rodin. It is about several protagonists’ quest to achieve creative labor by reconnecting spirit or the unconscious to the hand. There are many difficulties in the way, however, illustrated by Rilke’s essays, tales, and monographs. In the process of overcoming these impediments, the five senses are expanded and refined. Rilke’s characters undergo a transformation that not only allows them to do true creative labor, but also brings them into a new relationship with themselves, the world around them and other people. Nicholas Carroll Reynolds received his PhD at the University of Oregon, USA. He has authored several articles on philosophy and literature, and has worked as an editor and translator. He is currently employed at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, USA, where he teaches in the German, Philosophy, and First Year Experience programs, as well as in Trinity’s Study abroad program in Berlin, Germany.

The Beginning of Terror

The Beginning of Terror
Title The Beginning of Terror PDF eBook
Author David Kleinbard
Publisher NYU Press
Total Pages 299
Release 1995-06
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 0814746675

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Traces the development of German writer Rilke (1875-1926), emphasizing psychoanalytic themes such as his relationships with his parents and surrogate parents; and how he blamed his illness on his childhood, but turned it to a resource for his art. Draws on his published poetry and novels, and on letters. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR