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The question is what I have learned from this book, and my response is difficult to give Rilke offers so much to us it is kind of him Everybody should read this, not out of courtesy for the genius but for self benefit The poems here are often overwhelming and will touch your mind in places you have never before been touched in It is beautiful, intrusive, and works better than a mirror. From one of the fathers of modern literature, Duino Elegies is simply one of his greatest achievements It s monumental in every way, and almost impossible to describe I wouldn t even know where to start Stunningly beautiful would be an easy way to put it Extract from the The Third Elegy One thing to sing the beloved, another, alas that hidden guilty river god of the blood.He whom she knows from afar, her lover, what does he knowof that Lord of Pleasure, who often, out of his lonely heart,b From one of the fathers of modern literature, Duino Elegies is simply one of his greatest achievements It s monumental in every way, and almost impossible to describe I wouldn t even know where to start Stunningly beautiful would be an easy way to put it Extract from the The Third Elegy One thing to sing the beloved, another, alas that hidden guilty river god of the blood.He whom she knows from afar, her lover, what does he knowof that Lord of Pleasure, who often, out of his lonely heart,before she had soothed him, often as though she did not exist,streaming from, oh, what unknowable depths, would uplifthis god head, uprousing the night to infinite uproar Oh, the Neptune within our blood, oh, his terrible trident Oh, the gloomy blast of his breast from the twisted shell Hark, how the night grows fluted and hollowed You stars,is it not from you that the lover s delight in the loved one sface arises Does not his intimate insightinto her purest face come from the purest stars It was not you, alas It was not his motherthat bent his brows into such an expectant arch.Not to meet yours, girl feeling him, not to meet yoursdid his lips begin to assume thatfruitful curve.Do you really suppose your gentle approach could have soconvulsed him, you, that wander like morning breezes You terrified his heart, indeed butancient terrorsrushed into him in that instant of shattering contact.Call himyou can t quite call him away from those sombrecompanions.Truly, he tries to, he does escape them disburdenedly settlesinto your intimate heart, receives and begins himself there.Did he ever begin himself, though Mother, you made him small, it was you that began him he was new to you, you arched over those new eyesthe friendly world, averting the one that was strange.Where, oh where, are the years when you simply displacedfor him, with your slender figure, the surging abyss @READ E-PUB é Duino Elegies ⛓ Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelicorders and even if one of them pressed mesuddenly to his heart I d be consumedin that overwhelming existence For beauty is nothingbut the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and we stand in awe of it as it coolly disdainsto destroy us Every angel is terrifying from The First Elegy Over the last fifteen years, in his two volumes of New Poems as well as in The Book of Images and Uncollected Poems, Edward Snow has emerged as one of Rainer Maria Rilke s most able English language interpreters In his translations, Snow adheres faithfully to the intent of Rilke s German while constructing nuanced, colloquial poems in English Written in a period of spiritual crisis betweenand , the poems that compose the Duino Elegies are the ones most frequently identified with the Rilkean sensibility With their symbolic landscapes, prophetic proclamations, and unsettling intensity, these complex and haunting poems rank among the outstanding visionary works of the century Frostfire (Kyndred, if I cried out Stepping Over the Line (Shamed would hear me among the angelicorders and even if one of them pressed mesuddenly to his heart I d be consumedin that overwhelming existence For beauty is nothingbut the beginning of terror Ray & Joan which we can just barely endure Ollie & Moon and we stand in awe of it as it coolly disdainsto destroy us Every angel is terrifying from The First Elegy Over the last fifteen years Riveted (Iron Seas, in his two volumes of New Poems as well as in The Book of Images and Uncollected Poems The Baby Twins Edward Snow has emerged as one of Rainer Maria Rilke s most able English language interpreters In his translations Nothing Left to Burn Snow adheres faithfully to the intent of Rilke s German while constructing nuanced An Officer and a Spy colloquial poems in English Written in a period of spiritual crisis betweenand Bounty the poems that compose the Duino Elegies are the ones most frequently identified with the Rilkean sensibility With their symbolic landscapes One Day at a Time prophetic proclamations Darkest Before Dawn (KGI, and unsettling intensity Hexed (The Witch Hunter, these complex and haunting poems rank among the outstanding visionary works of the century I thought Stephen Mitchell s translation was the best that could ever possibly exist I was, happily, totally wrong I picked this up at a friend s house by chance and was completely absorbed The Chrichtons bring out a sort of conversational quality in the writing which I hadn t been aware even existed Rilke s meditations are spectral, evanescent, secular and luminous I didn t know there were other ways to appraoch the Elegies and now I see that there s a whole new world inside this text I wa I thought Stephen Mitchell s translation was the best that could ever possibly exist I was, happily, totally wrong I picked this up at a friend s house by chance and was completely absorbed The Chrichtons bring out a sort of conversational quality in the writing which I hadn t been aware even existed Rilke s meditations are spectral, evanescent, secular and luminous I didn t know there were other ways to appraoch the Elegies and now I see that there s a whole new world inside this text I was never quite aware of before If you re already into Rilke, and even if you re not, do yourself a huge favor and dig in to the primal metaphysical mojo going on here It could change your life.O, and the inclusion of three letters he wrote about the sequence are enough to make you stand up on the midnight subway and shout incomprehensibly about Time, God, Nothingness, Returns, and the inevitability of all parting Yep It s THAT good Rilke s Duino Elegies are a contender for the greatest lyric sequence of the 20th century in a century that featured some really great ones, by Yeats, H.D Trilogy , Eliot, Stevens Auroras of Autumn in particular , Pound, Hughes, Hayden, Merrill, and many others could be named Lots of the translations of Rilke s Elegies in English are really mediocre turgid Rilke is a complete contradiction in terms David Young s is by far the best in print for English speaking readers These versions by p Rilke s Duino Elegies are a contender for the greatest lyric sequence of the 20th century in a century that featured some really great ones, by Yeats, H.D Trilogy , Eliot, Stevens Auroras of Autumn in particular , Pound, Hughes, Hayden, Merrill, and many others could be named Lots of the translations of Rilke s Elegies in English are really mediocre turgid Rilke is a complete contradiction in terms David Young s is by far the best in print for English speaking readers These versions by poet David P Young use Williams triadic or 3 step line to give Rilke s Germanic syntax in English light and grace and power, balancing rapidity of thought with poise and depth Plus there are very useful notes Highly recommended It s a poem I try to read about once a year, sort of like taking a spirit quest I find writing about poetry extremely difficult because we enter the realm of pure emotions, of the perfect magic that words can possess, and what each reader thinks, and feels, when reading a poem, is not only very personal but also, quite often, impossible to define and to reduce into a few sentences Therefore I rarely review the poetry books that I own, on this site But Rilke could well be my favorite poet, for reasons that I can t explain, except that the scope of his visions, both extraor I find writing about poetry extremely difficult because we enter the realm of pure emotions, of the perfect magic that words can possess, and what each reader thinks, and feels, when reading a poem, is not only very personal but also, quite often, impossible to define and to reduce into a few sentences Therefore I rarely review the poetry books that I own, on this site But Rilke could well be my favorite poet, for reasons that I can t explain, except that the scope of his visions, both extraordinarily intimate and magnificently epic, and the power of his writing, touch me deeply The Duino Elegies have been applauded by basically everybody, and are considered, for good reasons, as one of of the most intensely evocative work of poetry of the German language I do understand a little bit of German, but not enough to be able to read Rilke in his native tongue, and that s too bad as good as a translation is, it always does lose something, and that s eventrue for poetry Anyway This is my own way of paying homage to an amazing poet whose only novel is on my shelve, waiting to be read Rilke nin dima ndan farkl olaca n d nd m bir kitapt olaca n dememdeki sebep ise iirler a tlar hissiyat ma ok yak n ba layarak, her a tta bir ad m daha uzakla arak maalesef kayboldu zellikle birilerine ithaf edilmi ok a t var Ki ileri de bilmemekten kaynakl uzaktan bakan ki i oldum.Sorun bende mi acaba diye rencilerime de derslerde bir ka a t okudum, genel yap s ndan ba ka ok da fazla his uyand rmad.Yine de aralardan se ti im par a c mleler ve tamlamalar payl Rilke nin dima ndan farkl olaca n d nd m bir kitapt olaca n dememdeki sebep ise iirler a tlar hissiyat ma ok yak n ba layarak, her a tta bir ad m daha uzakla arak maalesef kayboldu zellikle birilerine ithaf edilmi ok a t var Ki ileri de bilmemekten kaynakl uzaktan bakan ki i oldum.Sorun bende mi acaba diye rencilerime de derslerde bir ka a t okudum, genel yap s ndan ba ka ok da fazla his uyand rmad.Yine de aralardan se ti im par a c mleler ve tamlamalar payla mak isterim Sayg larMelek al bu tebess m , topla o minik i ekli ifal otu.Bir vazo bul bulu tur, koru onu Aras na koy, bizim hen z k vr m k vr m s sl yaz yla E ik nedir ki ikiseven i in, kadim e i ini kap lar n nbirazc k a nd rmak, kendilerinden ncekilerve sonrakiler., hafiften Bak ya yorum Neyle Ne ocukluk ne de gelecekazal yor Say s z varolu filizleniyor y re imde Ve biz, mutlulu un t rmand n d nenler, hissederdik o duyguyu,bizi neredeyse deh ete s r kleyen,mutlu biri d t nde And so we press on and try to achieve it,try to contain it in our simple hands,in our brimming eyes, our voiceless heart.Rilke is both the reason I mistrust translations and the exception to my rule. I was trying to understand beauty.How silly of me One elegy after another,I realized you submit to beauty and itsconsequences which hopefully last in you, or so you wish.And complete surrender is a journey on a bridge of understanding with cables of faith dangling and holding them Once over, you light up the bridge to see what new travails unfold before you in the newly surrendered land.Praise be to beauty Praise be to eyes that look for it.Now back to the elegies. These poems blew my mind, kicked my ass and sent chills down my back Never have poems so resonated with that dark secret place I keep hidden from view But these poems threw back the curtain and shined with angelic vengeance upon my internal cowardice And this, really, is what I want poems to do let me know I am not alone and that others have felt as despondant and helpless in a very mental and spiritual way as I have I almost didn t finish reading the poems because I felt my heart being s These poems blew my mind, kicked my ass and sent chills down my back Never have poems so resonated with that dark secret place I keep hidden from view But these poems threw back the curtain and shined with angelic vengeance upon my internal cowardice And this, really, is what I want poems to do let me know I am not alone and that others have felt as despondant and helpless in a very mental and spiritual way as I have I almost didn t finish reading the poems because I felt my heart being stabbed literally and I couldn t take, what Henry James calls, the surprise of recognition Only this was a brutal and beautiful surprise One that changed the way I saw poetry and myself This was some sort of poetical acid sinister and illuminating, horrifying and unforgetable