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Rilke and Andreas-Salomé: A Love Story in Letters

Rilke and Andreas-Salomé: A Love Story in Letters

Translated by Edward Snow and Michael Winkler

He would become one of the most important poets of the twentieth century; she a muse of Europe's fin-de-siecle thinkers and artists. In this collection of letters, a finalist for the PEN USA translation award, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke and Lou Andreas-Salome, a writer and intellectual fourteen years his senior, pen a relationship that spans thirty years and shifting boundaries: as lovers, as mentor and protege, and as deep personal and literary allies. 

Paperback
448 pages
W.W. Norton & Co., 2008
5.5 x 1.1 x 8.2 inches
ISBN 9780393331905

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