Political History

Book Review - Letters to a Young Poet , Rainer Maria, Rilke

Letters to a Young Poet

More than a century ago a young student from a military school send some of his verses to Rainer Maria Rilke to ask for his opinion and feedback and thus started a correspondence. These letters are the the advice of Rilke to the young officer, aspiring poet on writing, solitude, pain, sexuality, developing as a person. The letters were written with utmost honesty and compassion providing insights into the thought process, artistic nature and evolution of the poet himself.

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