Fr. 20.50

Sonnets to Orpheus

English · Hardback

Shipping usually within 1 to 3 weeks (not available at short notice)


Read more

Informationen zum Autor Rick Anthony Furtak is professor of philosophy at Colorado College. He is the author of Wisdom in Love: Kierkegaard and the Ancient Quest for Emotional Integrity. Klappentext Rainer Maria Rilke's "Sonnets to Orpheus!" first published in German in 1923! has been hailed by critics as some of the finest lyrical verse of the twentieth century. Rick Anthony Furtak's translation of this legendary collection is the first edition for an English-speaking audience to situate the poems in a philosophical context! lending unexpected depth and a fresh perspective to Rilke's magnum opus. Furtak's rich translations skillfully evoke the haunting! enigmatic nature of these poems that bridge the gap between the romantic and the modern! as his introduction guides the reader through the abundant mystical and spiritual insights to be found in Rilke's sonnets. This new edition of a literary masterpiece will be essential reading for anyone interested in the philosophical implications of verse. Zusammenfassung Provides a translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's "Sonnets to Orpheus" and situates the poems in a philosophical context. This work aims to bridge the gap between the romantic and the modern and guides the reader through various insights to be found in Rilke's sonnets.

Product details

Authors Rick Anthony Furtak, Rainer Rilke, Rainer M. Rilke, Rainer Maria Rilke, Rainer Maria/ Furtak Rilke
Assisted by Rick Anthony Furtak (Translation)
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 15.01.2008
EAN 9781589661608
ISBN 978-1-58966-160-8
No. of pages 87
Dimensions 133 mm x 171 mm x 13 mm
Subjects Fiction > Poetry, drama
Humanities, art, music > Philosophy

Customer reviews

No reviews have been written for this item yet. Write the first review and be helpful to other users when they decide on a purchase.

Write a review

Thumbs up or thumbs down? Write your own review.

For messages to please use the contact form.

The input fields marked * are obligatory

By submitting this form you agree to our data privacy statement.