The verse in this collection ranges from the objective, naturalistic descriptions of Rilke's earliest work to the effusive outpourings of half-religious ecstasy and anguish that characterize his later poems and culminate in the personal vision of the "Duino Elegies" and "The Sonnets of Orpheus".
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C.F. MacIntyre (d.1967) was well known as a translator. In addition to works by Rilke, he translated Goethe's Faust and many of the French symbolists: Nerval, Baudelaire,Verlaine, Corbière, Mallarmé, Rimbaud, Laforgue, and Valéry. His volumes of original poems include The Black Bull, Cafés and Cathedrals, and Poems.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140183647