In the Company of Rilke

Why a 20th-Century Visionary Poet Speaks So Eloquently to 21st-Century Readers
Product Number: EB00386600
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101547489
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
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Connecting to your inner life through the transformative poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. In the Company of Rilke is a rare book about a rare poet. Rainer Maria Rilke was a giant of twentieth-century writing who remains a visionary voice for our own time, captivating readers not only with his brilliance but also his fearlessness about the "deepest things." Speaking through his own contradictions and ambivalences, he gives readers a profound understanding of the complex beauty of human existence. Here, questions matter more than answers. Here, a poet can speak directly to God while also doubting God. Astonishingly, this is the first major study of Rilke from a spiritual perspective, even though the greatest of Rilke' s gifts was to show how inevitably life centers upon a profound mystery-to which we can freely open ourselves. Drawing on her deep understanding of the gifts of Rilke's writings, as well as her own personal spiritual seeking, Stephanie Dowrick offers an intimate and accessible appreciation of this most exceptional poet and his transcendent work.

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Author(s): Stephanie Dowrick
Original Publish Date: Nov 10, 2011

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Author(s): Stephanie Dowrick
Narrator(s): Stephanie Dowrick
Product Number BN4972
Released: Oct 15, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781743168066

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