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Essay: ‘Like a word still ripening in the silences’ Rainer Maria Rilke and the transformations of poetry, by Mark S. Burrows

In this essay, Mark Burrows, Poetry Editor of the SSCS journal Spiritus, explores Rilke’s focus on the role of the imagination in our inner transformation. Our fragmentary lives can be made whole through the power of the kind of archetypal … Continue reading

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Book: Rilke poems translated by Mark Burrows

Mark Burrows recently published a new translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poems; the volume, entitled Prayers of a Young Poet, is now available (Paraclete Press, 2013). These poems represent the first version of what later became Part I of The … Continue reading

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