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Muzot and Valmont 1921–1926

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

Rilke took up residence at the Château de Muzot in 1921. He began to write a sequence of poems, which he called ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’. In three days he completed a cycle of 23, in a free handling of ... More


Introduction

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge and Luke Fischer

in Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190685416
eISBN:
9780190685454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685416.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This coauthored introduction to the volume Rilke’s “Sonnets to Orpheus”: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives discusses the philosophical character and reception of Rilke’s poetry and both the ... More


Beyond Existentialism: The Orphic Unity of Life and Death

Luke Fischer

in Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190685416
eISBN:
9780190685454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685416.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay illustrates the limitations of predominant existentialist readings of death, mortality, and authenticity in Rilke and the presence of spiritual and esoteric dimensions that also need to be ... More


Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge and Luke Fischer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190685416
eISBN:
9780190685454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685416.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Rilke’s “Sonnets to Orpheus”: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives sheds new light on the philosophical significance of Rilke’s late masterpiece The Sonnets to Orpheus (1923), which Rilke wrote ... More


Writing out of the Blue

Michael Jackson

in The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

During the winter of 1911–1912, Rilke was a guest in the castle of the Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis Hohenlohe in Duino. Rilke's hostess was as fascinated by telepathic and spiritualistphenomena ... More


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