The Rainer Maria Rilke Archive

Poetry, Quotations, & Writings

Bibliography

Verse:

Das Buch der Bilder/Book of Images (1902)

Das Stunden Buch/Book of Hours (1905)

Neue Gedichte/New Poems (1907-1908)

Requiem (1909)

Das Marienleben/The Life of the Virgin Mary (1913)

Die Sonette an Orpheus/Sonnets to Orpheus (1923)

Duineser Elegen/Duino Elegies (1923)

Spaete Gedichte/Later Poems (1934)

Poemes Francais/French Pomes (1935)

Prose:

Vom lieben Gott und Anderes/Stories of God (1900)

Auguste Rodin (1903)

Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornet Christopher Rilke (1906)
/The Tale of Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke

Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge (1910)
/The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Poetry & Prose–English Translations

Below are works featured on my web site.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Rilke on Love and Other
Difficulties. Trans. John J.L. Mood. New York:
W.H. Norton and Company, 1975.

Rilke, Rainer Maria.Rilke.Trans. J.B. Leishman
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1996.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. New Poems (1908).Trans.
Edward Snow. San Franscisco: North Point Press, 1984.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Selected Poems of Rainer Maria
Rilke. Trans. Robert Bly. New York: Harper Row
& Publishers, 1981.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Complete French Poems of Rainer
Maria Rilke. Trans. A. Poulin. New York: Graywolf
Press, 1996.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Ahead of All Parting: The Selected
Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke. Trans.
Stephen Mitchell. New York: The Modern Library, 1995.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Rainer Maria Rilke: Selected Poems.
Trans. Albert Ernest Flemming. New York: Methuen,
Inc., 1985.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Notebooks of Malte Laurids
Brigge. Trans. M.D. Herter Norton. New York:
W.H. Norton & Company, Inc., 1960.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duino Elegies and The Sonnets to
Orpheus. Trans. A. Poulin, Jr. Boston: Houghton
Mifflin Company, 1977.

Letters–Translations

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letters to a Young Poet.
Trans. K.W. Maurer. London: Langley & Sons,
The Euston Press, N.W.I., 1943 (public domain)

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Selected Letters of Rainer Maria
Rilke. Ed. Harry T. Moore. New York: W.H.
Norton & Company, Inc., 1960.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Rilke and Benvenuta: An Intimate
Correspondence. Ed. Magda von Hattinberg. Trans.
Joel Agee. New York: Fromm International Corp., 1987.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letters on Cezanne. Ed. Clara
Rilke. Trans. Joel Agee. New York: Fromm International
Publishing Corp., 1985.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letters to a Young Poet.
Trans. M.D. Herter Norton. New York: W.W. Norton &
Company, 1993.

Biography and Criticisms

Graff, Willem Laurens. Rainer Maria Rilke: creative
anguish of a modern poet. New York: Greenwood
Press, 1969.

Freedman, Ralph. Life of A Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.

Jephcott, E.F.N. Proust and Rilke, the literature of
expanded consciousness. New York: Barnes and Nobles
Books, [1972].

Leppmann, Wolfgang. Rilke: a life. Trans. Russell
M. Stockman; verse translated by Richard Exner. New York:
Fromm International Publishing Corp., 1984.

Prater, Donald A. A ringing glass: the life of Rainer
Maria Rilke. New York: Oxford University Press,
1986.

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