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Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilkes voluminous, never-before-translated correspondence, this volume offersthe best writings and personal philosophy of one of the twentieth centurys greatest poets. The result is a profound vision of how the human drive to create and understand can guide us in every facet of life. Arranged by themefrom everyday existence with others to the exhilarations of love and the experience of loss, from dealing with adversity to the nature of inspirationhere are Rilkes thoughts on how to infuse everyday life with beauty, wonder, and meaning.
Intimate, stylistically masterful, brilliantly translated and assembled, and brimming with the passion of Rilke, Letters on Life is a font of wisdom and a perfect book for all occasions.
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|Contributed by:||Baer, Ulrich|
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Apr 11, 2006|
|Number of Pages:||240|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.45|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.2 x 5.4 x 0.5|
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