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The Book of Images by Rainer Maria Rilke
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The Book of Images

by Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rilke is the poet's poet. Essential reading. I prefer Stephen Mitchell's translations, but these are not bad. ( )
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Snow, EdwardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Wer du auchseist: am Abend tritt hinaus (German); Whoever you are: in the evening step out (English)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 086547477X, Paperback)

Now substantially revised by Edward Snow, whom Denise Levertov once called "far and away Rilke's best translator," this bilingual edition of The Book of Images contains a number of the great poet's previously untranslated pieces. Also included are several of Rilke's best-loved lyrics, such as "Autumn," "Childhood," "Lament," "Evening," and "Entrance."

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