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Letters to a young poet.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Letters to a young poet.

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 -- Correspondence,
  • Kappus, Franz Xaver, 1883-1966 -- Correspondence,
  • Authors, German -- 20th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslation by M. D. Herter Norton.
    ContributionsKappus, Franz Xaver, 1883-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2635.I65 Z53713 1954
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157232M
    LC Control Number54011483


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