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Letters to a Young Poet
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date January 1, 1987
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780394741048
ISBN-10 0394741048
Dimensions 0.25 by 4.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.15 lbs.
Original list price $11.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A new translation of ten letters penned by Rilke from 1903 to 1908, which encompass his words of advice and encouragement to an aspiring young writer
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780931432941 Book cover for 9781577311553
 
With Franz Xaver Kappus, Joan M. Burnham, Kent Nerburn (other contributor) | from New World Library (April 1, 2000)
9781577311553 | details & prices | 101 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.00
About: These have been called the most famous and beloved letters of the 20th century.
from New World Library (April 1, 1992)
9780931432941 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.00
About: A translation of ten letters penned by Rilke from 1903 to 1908, which encompass his words of advice and encouragement to an aspiring young writer
from Buccaneer Books (December 1, 1991)
9780899667676 | details & prices | List price $14.95
About: Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393310399 Book cover for 9780394741048 Book cover for 9780486422459 Book cover for 9780877739463 Book cover for 9781461190523 Book cover for 9781603864800 Book cover for 9781607960263
 
from Merchant Books (November 30, 2012)
9781603864800 | details & prices | 79 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $3.99
With Franz Xaver Kappus (other contributor) | from Createspace Independent Pub (May 17, 2011)
9781461190523 | details & prices | 55 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $6.95
About: Rainer Rilke is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language.
from Bnpublishing.Com (November 30, 2008)
9781607960263 | details & prices | 68 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.89
About: Every page is stamped with Rilke's characteristic grace, and the book is free of the breathless effect that occasionally mars his poetry.
With Franz Xaver Kappus, Reginald Snell | from Dover Pubns (May 8, 2002)
9780486422459 | details & prices | 68 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.95
About: In 1903, a student at a military academy sent some of his verses to a well-known Austrian poet, requesting an assessment of their value.
With M. D. Herter Norton (other contributor), Franz Xaver Kappus | Reissue edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (December 1, 1993)
9780393310399 | details & prices | 160 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $12.95
With Stephen Mitchell (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Shambhala Pubns (August 1, 1993)
9780877739463 | details & prices | 3.00 × 4.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.10 lbs | List price $6.00
About: Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century.
The price comparison is for this edition
1 edition from Vintage Books (January 1, 1987)
9780394741048 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $11.00
About: A new translation of ten letters penned by Rilke from 1903 to 1908, which encompass his words of advice and encouragement to an aspiring young writer
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780944993118
 
With Stephen Mitchell (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Audio Literature (July 1, 1991)
9780944993118 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $10.95
About: In these letters, Rilke speaks of life and poetry with unbridled sensitivity.

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