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RAINER MARIA RILKE (1875—1926) ranks among the great poets of world literature, and was the author of Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus.

Ulrich Baer, a scholar of modern German, French, and American poetry, is the author of Remnants of Song: Trauma and the Experience of Modernity in Charles Baudelaire and Paul Ce;lan and Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma. He is the editor of 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11. Baer is associate professor of German and comparative literature at New York University and acting chair of the German department.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rilke, Rainer Maria, -- 1875-1926 -- Correspondence.
Rilke, Rainer Maria, -- 1875-1926 -- Translations into English.
Authors, German -- 20th century -- Correspondence.