Letters on God and Letters to a young woman / Rainer Maria Rilke ; translated from the German by Annemarie S. Kidder.

Author
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2012.
Description
viii, 74 p. ; 20 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Northwestern world classics. [More in this series]
Summary note
Rainer Maria Rilke was a prolific letter writer-- some seven thousand of his letters have survived. This volumes makes available two of the earliest collections of Rilke letters published after his death. The thematic collection Letters on God contains two letters by Rilke, the first an actual letter written during World War I, the second a fictional letter composed after the war. Letters to A Young Woman include 9 letters written to admirer Lisa Heise from 1919 to 1924.
Notes
"Letters on God originally published in German by Insel-Verlag under the title Über Gott, (c)1933 by Insel-Verlag, Leipzig. Letters to a Young Woman originally published in German by Insel-Verlag under the title Briefe an eine junge Frau, (c)1930 by Insel-Verlag, Leipzig."--T.p. verso.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-74).
Contents
  • Introduction to Letters on God
  • Letters on God
  • Introduction to Letters to a young woman
  • Letters to a young woman.
Other title(s)
  • Letters to a young woman
  • Project Muse UPCC books
ISBN
9780810127401 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2012000888
OCLC
726819058
RCP
H - S
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