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Rainer Maria Rike, 1893-1908: Poetry As Process - a Poetics of Becoming

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ISBN-10: 1351196391

ISBN-13: 9781351196390

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ben Hutchinson

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"Rainer Maria Rilkes' early verse is often seen as having little relevance to the great achievement of the middle years, the Neue Gedichte. Yet the very different styles of the juvenilia and this new maturity are united by a preoccupation with processes of motion and growth which governs both his life and work. In this meticulous philological study, Ben Hutchinson reassesses every level of Rilkes early poetry, from its motives and metaphors to its very grammar and syntax, in order to trace what he terms a poetics of becoming. With careful attention to rhythm, resonance and linguistic detail, he illuminates both the hidden patterns of the poetry and the artistic context of the fin-de-siecle.…    
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List price: $30.83
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 12/2/2017
Pages: 184
Language: English