Additional Resources for Childhood by Rainer Maria Rilke

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Baron, Frank, Ernst S. Dick, and Warren R. Mauer, eds., Rilke: The Alchemy of Alienation, Regents Press of Kansas, 1980.

This anthology contains English-language essays by
Rilke scholars such as Stephen Spender, Lev
Kopelev, Walter H. Sokel, Andras Sandor, and Erich
Simenauer. It is a useful resource for students already
familiar with Rilke's work.



Freedman, Ralph, Life of a Poet: A Biography of Rainer Maria Rilke, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1995.

Freedman's biography is a detailed accounting of Rilke's
life with special attention paid to his many love affairs.

Gass, William, Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation, Knopf, 1999.

Postmodernist Gass provides an idiosyncratic reading
of The Duino Elegies while exploring some of
the thornier issues of translation.

Sword, Helen, Engendering Inspiration: Visionary Strategies in Rilke, Lawrence, and H. D., University of Michigan Press, 1995.

Sword explores the early twentieth-century poetic visions
of Rilke, D. H. Lawrence, and H. D...

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