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Sonnets to Orpheus
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0393309320, Paperback)Orpheus is Rilke's touchstone in the "Sonnets to Orpheus" - the mythical poet who could enchant beasts, birds and spirits with his music. Originating in reflections on the untimely death of a young girl, the poems express Rilke's delicate sense of the beauty and transience of life and the transforming possibilities of love.
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