Rainer Maria Rilke Essays
Winged Rook Delights in the Rain: Plath and Rilke on Everyday Miracles College
Rainer Maria Rilke: Poems
In her 1960 poem “Black Rook in Rainy Weather,” American-born Sylvia Plath relays the feeling that a miracle has alighted in the form of a black rook. The bird’s beauty takes her off guard in a preternatural way on an otherwise dreary day, and she...