Rilke, Rainer Maria (René) (1875-1926) - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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See Also

Freud, Sigmund; "My Death"; Nietzsche, Friedrich; Valéry, Paul.

Bibliography

No English biography has appeared since E. M. Butler, Rainer Maria Rilke (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1941). H. E. Holthusen, Rainer Maria Rilke in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten (Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1958), is a succinct and discriminating account of the poet's life. See also N. Purtscher-Wydenbruck, Rilke: Man and Poet (London, 1949), and E. Buddeberg, Rainer Maria Rilke—Eine innere Biographie (Stuttgart: Metzler, 1955). A brilliant assessment of Nietzsche's influence on Rilke is Chapter 5 of Erich Heller, The Disinherited Mind (Cambridge, U.K.: Bowes & Bowes, 1952). E. C. Mason has devoted many studies to a critique of Rilke's work, among them Lebenshaltung und Symbolik bei R. M. Rilke (Weimar, Germany: H. Böhlaus Nachf, 1939) and Der Zopf des Münchhausen (Einsiedeln, Germany, 1949). Two exegetic...

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