Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke

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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 ...

Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke 1995, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679601616

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