Rainer Maria Rilke: Poems

Further reading


  • Freedman, Ralph, Life of a Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke, New York, 1996.
  • Prater, Donald, A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke, Oxford University Press, 1994.
  • Tapper, Mirjam, Resa med Rilke, Mita bokförlag.
  • Torgersen, Eric, Dear Friend: Rainer Maria Rilke and Paula Modersohn-Becker, Northwestern University Press, 1998.

Critical studies

  • Engel, Manfred and Lauterbach, Dorothea (ed.), Rilke Handbuch: Leben – Werk – Wirkung, Stuttgart: Metzler, 2004.
  • Erika, A and Metzger, Michael, A Companion to the Works of Rainer Maria Rilke, Rochester, 2001.
  • Gass, William H. Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation, Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
  • Goldsmith, Ulrich, ed., Rainer Maria Rilke, a verse concordance to his complete lyrical poetry. Leeds: W. S. Maney, 1980.
  • Hutchinson, Ben. Rilke's Poetics of Becoming, Oxford: Legenda, 2006.
  • Leeder, Karen, and Robert Vilain (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Rilke. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-70508-0
  • Mood, John, A New Reading of Rilke's "Elegies": Affirming the Unity of "life-and-death" Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7734-3864-4.
  • Numerous contributors, A Reconsideration of Rainer Maria Rilke, Agenda poetry magazine, vol. 42 nos. 3–4, 2007. ISBN 978-0-902400-83-2.
  • Pechota Vuilleumier, Cornelia, Heim und Unheimlichkeit bei Rainer Maria Rilke und Lou Andreas-Salomé. Literarische Wechselwirkungen. Olms, Hildesheim, 2010. ISBN 978-3-487-14252-4
  • Ryan, Judith. Rilke, Modernism, and Poetic Tradition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • Schwarz, Egon, Poetry and Politics in the Works of Rainer Maria Rilke. Frederick Ungar, 1981. ISBN 978-0-8044-2811-8.

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