Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation

Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation

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The greatly admired essayist, novelist, and philosopher, author of Cartesian Sonata, Finding a Form, and The Tunnel, reflects on the art of translation and on Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies -- and gives us his own translation of Rilke's masterwork.

After nearly a lifetime of reading Rilke in English, William Gass undertook the task of translating Rilke's writing in order to see if he could, in that way, get closer to the work he so deeply admired. With Gass's… (more)


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Publisher: Knopf (August 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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