Rainer Maria Rilke

Standard Name: Rilke, Rainer Maria


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Anthologization Jo Shapcott
Germaine Greer 's Poems for Gardeners, 2003, includes several of the sensuous little 2-stanza poems that are Shapcott's version of Rainer Maria Rilke 's Les Roses, and printed in her Tender Taxes...
Education Penelope Shuttle
At seventeen, she says (after the successive discoveries of Charlotte Brontë , T. S. Eliot and Emily Dickinson ), she began reading Rilke . Everything opened up then, a whole new world of poetry for me.
Mslexia. Mslexia Publications.
Intertextuality and Influence Penelope Shuttle
The first book that affected PS deeply was Brontë 's Jane Eyre, with whose protagonist she identified.
Steffens, Daneet. “Penelope Shuttle”. Mslexia, No. 33, pp. 46-8.
At fifteen she read T. S. Eliot and Emily Dickinson and conceived a wish to be...
Intertextuality and Influence Penelope Shuttle
PSwrites five mornings per week and, when a fragment hits, always has a notebook to hand. She always leaves first drafts to settle for a few weeks. Influences on her writing, she says, include...
Intertextuality and Influence Alice Walker
The volume has two epigraphs: from Nigerian novelist Elechi Amadi and from Rainer Maria Rilke .
White, Evelyn. Alice Walker. A Life. Norton.
Roselily presents a young, black, Missippi woman who, with strong misgivings, escapes her impossible circumstances by marrying a...
Intertextuality and Influence Jo Shapcott
In a foreword she explains her surprise and pleasure when she learned that Rilke had written four hundred poems in French as well as his poems in German, most of them at the end of...
Intertextuality and Influence Jo Shapcott
She describes the writings that resulted from this relationship as not translation from Rilke but responses, arguments, even dramatisations.
Shapcott, Jo. Tender Taxes. Faber and Faber.
The volume begins with a two-stanza poem entitled The First Lie. Four more lie...
Intertextuality and Influence Jo Shapcott
Windows, marked with times running from 10 a.m. to midnight, renders a sequence called Les Fenêtres, which Rilke's lover Merline, or Balandine Klossowska , published in the year after his death, a...
Publishing Hannah Arendt
After this HA made the shift towards more popular modes of writing, with an article on Augustine und Protestantismus for the newspaper Frankfurter Zeitung on 12 April 1930. Other important publications of this period include...
Textual Features Penelope Shuttle
The early influences on PS as a poet included Rilke , Akhmatova , and Lorca ; they were more important to her than her English contemporaries, whose realism did not appeal to her. This first...
Textual Production Ali Smith
In addition to these collaborative works, AS has published an anthology of her own favourite texts, those she sees as essential to her development as a writer. Published twice under different titles—The Reader (2006)...
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
VSW published her translation from German of Duineser Elegien: Elegies from the Castle of Duino by the poet Rainer Maria Rilke , done with her cousin Eddy Sackville-West .
Eddy later inherited Knole and became Lord Sackville.
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Editors Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne Trautmann, Hogarth Press.
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Textual Production Jo Shapcott
JS 's Tender Taxes: Versions of Rilke's French Poems presented her translations from the poems written in French by the native German speaker Rainer Maria Rilke .
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop. http://Bookshop.Blackwell.co.uk.
Shapcott, Jo. Tender Taxes. Faber and Faber.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Jo Shapcott
Her lectures deal with the way poets are transformed by what they read, with her own relationships with Rainer Maria Rilke (whom she has translated), Elizabeth Bishop , and others, and with the question of...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Ali Smith
As each book in this series relates to one of Shakespeare 's plays, this one relates to Pericles, and the artist that it relates to is Tacita Dean, who is famous for her...


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Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duineser Elegien: Elegies from the Castle of Duino. Translators Sackville-West, Vita and Edward Sackville-West, Hogarth Press, 1931.