Rainer Maria Rilke

Life Begins Every Day

Letters of Wisdom Moved

La vie commence chaque jour

Lettres de sagesse émue
April 22, 2021
Epistolary
64 pages
100 × 165 mm
7,95 €
9788831312660
978-8-8313-1266-0
Translated from the Austrian by Jörn Cambreleng and Delphine Ménage

Collection “Les Plis” les livres prêts-à-expédier

Rainer Maria Rilke, Life Begins Every Day
Rainer Maria Rilke, Life Begins Every Day

For lovers, everything is new, unexpected, unheard-of novelty.

Endowed with the indulgence of the inflexible, a great poet learns to look at the world as if it were the first day of creation and to face difficulties as a means of self-discovery. Treasures of wisdom and daring, Rainer M. Rilke’s letters resonate in their depth and topicality: the reflections of a man who knew how to demand all of life’s perfection.

The author

Great traveler, lover of the arts, demanding observer, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is the absolute incarnation of the poet. His relationship to the world, to beings and to himself, scrutinized by writing, made him an exceptional correspondent and a spiritual master. In his letters, the author of Duino’s Elegies questions human nature, love, and joy, with an overwhelming acuity and delicacy, committing to love life down to its smallest contradictions.

The edition

Letters chosen and presented by Marco Federici Solari.

Strong points

An essential collection for readers of Letters to a Young Poet.

Letters like maxims of life, to convert doubt into wisdom.

The sensitive look of a great poet on the world.

April 22, 2021
Epistolary
64 pages
100 × 165 mm
7,95 €
9788831312660
978-8-8313-1266-0
Translated from the Austrian by Jörn Cambreleng and Delphine Ménage

Collection “Les Plis” les livres prêts-à-expédier