The Resource Letters to a young poet : &, the letter from the young worker, (ebook)

Letters to a young poet : &, the letter from the young worker, (ebook)

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Letters to a young poet : &, the letter from the young worker
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Letters to a young poet
Title remainder
&, the letter from the young worker
Title variation
Letter from the young worker
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Language
eng
Summary
Born in Prague when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and recognized today as a master of verse, poet Rainer Maria Rilke was considerably less well known in 1902 when he received a heartfelt letter from an aspiring poet. A 19-year-old student sent Rilke some of his verses, seeking an opinion of their worth. Rilke declined to offer a critique, instead encouraging the student to rely upon his own inner judgment: "Nobody can advise and help you, nobody. There is only one single means. Go inside yourself." This seemingly dismissive letter proved to be the first of ten, written during a six-year period that coincided with an important stage in Rilke's artistic development. The poet offered his young correspondent further advice on developing a rich inner life as well as guidance on broader philosophical and existential issues. These letters, which explore many of the themes that later emerged in Rilke's best works, remain a captivating source of insights into the artistic identity and process
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Midwest
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1875-1926
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Rilke, Rainer Maria
Dewey number
831/.912
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Penguin classics
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  • Rilke, Rainer Maria
  • Rilke, Rainer Maria
  • Authors, German
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Letters to a young poet : &, the letter from the young worker, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486839509
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12362299
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remote
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MWT12362299
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Letters to a young poet : &, the letter from the young worker, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486839509
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12362299
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12362299
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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