Book Title: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
Author: Rainer Rilke
Format: Paperback | 236 pages
Publication Date: 08 Nov 2008
First published in 1910, Rilke's "Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge" is one the first great modernist novels, the account of poet-aspirant Brigge in his exploration of poetic individuality and his reflections on the experience of time as death approaches. This new translation by Burton Pike is a reaction to overly stylized previous translations, and aims to capture not only the beauty but also the strangeness, the spirit, of Rilke's German.