Rilke and Andreas-Salomé: A Love Story in Letters

Rilke and Andreas-Salomé: A Love Story in Letters

Rainer Maria Rilke


"Immensely readable...a major piece of scholarship."―Fred Volkmer, New York Sun

He may turn into some of the most vital poets of the 20th century; she a muse of Europe's fin-de-siecle thinkers and artists. during this choice of letters, a finalist for the PEN united states translation award, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke and Lou Andreas-Salomé, a author and highbrow fourteen years his senior, pen a courting that spans thirty years and moving limitations: as fanatics, as mentor and protégé, and as deep own and literary allies.

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