Poems to Night
Rainer Maria Rilke

Poems to Night

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A collection of haunting, mystical poems of the night by the great Rainer Maria Rilke - most of which have never before been translated into English

One night I held between my hands
your face. The moon fell upon it.

In 1916, Rainer Maria Rilke presented the writer Rudolf Kassner with a notebook, containing twenty-two poems, meticulously copied out in his own hand, which bore the title Poems to Night. This cycle of poems which came about in an almost clandestine manner, are now thought to represent one of the key stages of this master poet's development.

Never before translated into English, this collection brings together all Rilke's significant night poems in one volume.

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Published by: Pushkin Collection
Translated by: Will Stone
Pub date: 03/02/2021
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781782275534
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  • Description
    A collection of haunting, mystical poems of the night by the great Rainer Maria Rilke - most of which have never before been translated into English

    One night I held between my hands
    your face. The moon fell upon it.

    In 1916, Rainer Maria Rilke presented the writer Rudolf Kassner with a notebook, containing twenty-two poems, meticulously copied out in his own hand, which bore the title Poems to Night. This cycle of poems which came about in an almost clandestine manner, are now thought to represent one of the key stages of this master poet's development.

    Never before translated into English, this collection brings together all Rilke's significant night poems in one volume.