In his short introduction, poet Peter Porter makes the case for this new translation of the much-translated masterwork...

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In his short introduction, poet Peter Porter makes the case for this new translation of the much-translated masterwork (first published in 1922) by Germany's mystical modernist: Cohn avoids the thumping dissonance of previous versions, and preserves Rilke's ambiguities and the organic structure to this oracular and combative poetic sequence.

Pub Date: June 1, 1998

ISBN: 0865476071

Page Count: 102

Publisher: Northwestern Univ.

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1, 1998