Sonnets to Orpheus
Sonnets to Orpheus
Translated by M. D. Herter Norton

One of the literary masterpieces of the century, this translation is now presented with facing-page German.

To Rilke himself the Sonnets to Orpheus were "perhaps the most mysterious…in the way they came up and entrusted themselves to me, the most enigmatic dictation I have ever held through and achieved; the whole first part was written down in a single breathless act of obedience, between the 2nd and 5th of February, without one word being doubtful or having to be changed." With facing-page German.

Title Sonnets to Orpheus
Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by M. D. Herter Norton
Publisher W. W. Norton
Title First Published 03 April 2006
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 160 p.
ISBN-10 0393328856
ISBN-13 9780393328851
Publication Date 03 April 2006
Main content page count 160
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $19.95

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