TITLE

Rilke's Readings and Impressions from Buber to Alfred Schuler

AUTHOR(S)
Mandel, Siegfried
PUB. DATE
September 1982
SOURCE
Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the collection of books by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke. His collection was confiscated in Paris, France after he abandoned his apartment in July 1914. Among the obvious records of his readings are the "Briefe an seinen Verleger, 1906-1926." Despite Rilke's frequent intentions to study in large libraries in preparation for work he was intimidated by them and was inhibited by what he felt to be a lack or research skill and training. Years after his losses in Paris he began all over again. He had a bookcase built in his study at the Pension Villa Muralto in Locarno, Switzerland.
ACCESSION #
19103756

 

Related Articles

  • The Icon and Jugendstil Monks: The Influence of Russia upon the Young Rilke. Webb, Karl E. // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p238 

    The article explores the influence of Russia's culture on the development of Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke. His involvement with Russia occurred primarily during the year 1899 and 1900. He made two trips to the country, both of them in the company of Lou Andreas-Salomé, who introduced him...

  • Rilke and Claire Goll. Blumenthal, Bernhardt // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p169 

    The article focuses on the association between Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke and poet Claire Goll. Goll served as an intermediary between Rilke and several French writers, supplying him with books, introducing him to poets and publishers and drawing his attention to selected works by...

  • RILKE COLLECTION. Baron, Frank // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p276 

    The article focuses on the acquisition of a collection of books by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke by the Department of Special Collections at the University of Kansas in 1963. The collection includes first editions of all of Rilke's works, later editions, translations, bibliographies,...

  • Rilke's Geschichten vom lieben Gott: The Narrator's Stance Toward the Bourgeoisie. Bradley, Brigitte L. // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p1 

    The article presents a critical analysis of the book "Geschichten vom lieben Gott," by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke. Thirteen chapters comprise the work and includes several tales of Rilke's own invention and his versions of some stories of Russian and Italian origin which he read during...

  • Simile by Structure in Rilke's Geschichten vom lieben Gott. Hart, Thomas Elwood // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p24 

    The article examines evidence concerning design strategies Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke used in one of his early prose works "Geschichten vom lieben Gott." The composition of the book included the use of structural techniques. The comprehensive design in which the stories are set is almost...

  • Structural Patterns in Rilke's Duineser Elegien. Boney, Elaine E. // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p70 

    The article examines the interlocking patterns in the Elegies "Duineser Elegien," by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke. The three overlapping patterns delineated are: division into a negative first half containing a negative subgroup of the second, third, and fourth elegies and a positive half...

  • Rilke's Prose-Poetry as "Sachliches Sagen" Gundel, Ted // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p91 

    The article presents a critical analysis of the text in "Die Auslage des Fischhändlers," by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke, in order to show why Rilke turned to prose-poetry and how this concentrated form of writing relates to the intent behind the concept of sachliches Sagen. The work...

  • Flowers as Pure Existence in Rilke's Sonette an Orpheus (11:5 & 7). Keon, Carol // Modern Austrian Literature;1982, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p112 

    The article discusses two sonnets, which have flowers as their subject, in the poem "Die Sonette an Orpheus," by Austrian author Rainer Maria Rilke. Rilke postulates that by recognizing the essence of existence, namely transformation, simultaneity and infinity, one approaches the totality of...

  • Forecasts: Nonfiction. Stuttaford, Genevieve; Simson, Maria // Publishers Weekly;9/1/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 36, p86 

    Reviews the book `Diaries of a Young Poet,' by Rainer Maria Rilke, translated and annotated by Edward Snow and Michael Winkler.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics