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Where Silence Reigns

by Rainer Maria Rilke

1st Edition thus w/ $8.95 on DJ

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Translated by G. Craig Houston with a foreword by Denise Levertov. New Directions, 1978. VG+. Some scattered pencil marks on some pages throughout, not many and can be erased. Mild wear and rubbing, surface flaws. A rare unique solid copy.
René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke (4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926), better known as Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian–Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language. His haunting images focus on the difficulty of communion with the ineffable in an age of disbelief, solitude, and profound anxiety: themes that tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist poets.
He wrote in both verse and a highly lyrical prose. Among English-language readers, his best-known work is the Duino Elegies; his two most famous prose works are the Letters to a Young Poet and the semi-autobiographical The Notebooks of Malte
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