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Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

Current price: $12.95
Publication Date: September 17th, 1993
W. W. Norton & Company
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“Not just for poets. This slender volume of Rilke's eloquent meditations on writing is essential reading for anyone interested in the creative process, and in being alive in this world.”


About the Author

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926), the author of Sonnets to Orpheus, Duino Elegies and Letters to a Young Poet, was one of the greatest poets of the German language.

M.D.H. Norton (1894–1985) was cofounder of W. W. Norton & Company, now the oldest and largest publisher owned wholly by its employees.