Rainer Maria Rike, 1893-1908: Poetry as Process - A Poetics of Becoming: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Rainer Maria Rike, 1893-1908: Poetry as Process - A Poetics of Becoming

1st Edition

By Ben Hutchinson

Routledge

184 pages

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Description

This book examines the intellectual climate as Rilke experienced it at the turn of the century. It draws on existing scholarship and the Rilke's own pronouncements in order to explore the major influences on the young Rilke's conception of processes of becoming.

Table of Contents

Introduction: 'Werden' and its Variants Part I 1. The Contemporary Climate 2. Juvenilia: 1893–1899 3. Der werdende Gott': Das Stunden-Buch and its Roots 4. Dingwerdung': Theoretical Transitions 5. Neue Gedichte: 'Linear' vs. 'Circular' Process Part II 6. Immer noch Entfalten um Entfalten': A Poetics of Deferral 7. Übergang: Beginnings and Ends 8. Conclusions

Subject Categories

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General