New Poems, 1908

New Poems, 1908

In 1984 Edward Snow won the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets for the first volume of these translations of Rainer Maria Rilke's watershed work, NEW POEMS, 1907. His work was praised for the resonance of the English and its faithfulness to the density and meaning of the German.

Like the poems in the first volume, these are presentations of objects, "thing-poems" (Dinggedichte). In 1902 Rilke left Germany for Paris where he acted… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

Collection: North Point Press

Language: English


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