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Letters to a Young Poet

Rainer Maria Rilke

These ten letters, written by one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, offer deep and sincere advice to the young poet. They touch on all aspects of life and are valuable to anyone wishing to be a poet and to those who are not. Written with power, style, and conviction these letters will guide and inspire anyone who reads them....
Publish Date
April 3
First Published in 1929
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I think it gets a lot in terms of being intrinsically motivated, which is so important, especially if you’re going to be an artist.      source
Very powerful book that I recommend to everyone.      source
I love this book. I give that to young people.      source