Author:Rainer Maria Rilke; Translated By Joan M. Burnham; Foreword By Kent Nerburn

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Letters to a Young Poet

By: Rainer Maria Rilke; Translated By Joan M. Burnham; Foreword By Kent Nerburn

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Yogi Impressions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016497

ISBN: 8188479144

Condition: New


The ten letters that form this beautiful little book are some of the most famous letters ever written. They range freely over a variety of subjects, from the dangers of an ironic worldview to the value of faith. The reason they have proved to be so popular over the years is that they are the work of a great soul; an expansive and inspiring spirit pervades them. For almost a hundred years, the voice that reached out to the aspiring artist with the most clarity and consolation was that of Rainer Maria Rilke. How is it that such a slim book, written so long ago in a time very different from our ... View more info