Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

Book Title: Letters to a Young Poet

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Format: Paperback | 160 pages

Publication Date: 01 Dec 1993

ISBN-13: 9780393310399

Drawn by some sympathetic note in one of his poems, young people often wrote to Rilke with their problems and hopes. From 1903 to 1908 Rilke wrote a series of remarkable responses to a young would-be poet, on poetry and on surviving as a sensitive observer in a harsh world. An accompanying chronicle of Rilke's life shows what he was experiencing in his own relationship to life and work when he wrote these letters.