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Rilke

[ril-kuh] /ˈrɪl kə/
noun
1.
Rainer Maria
[rahy-nuh r mah-ree-ah] /ˈraɪ nər mɑˈri ɑ/ (Show IPA),
1875–1926, Austrian poet, born in Prague.
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  • This might seem the appropriate place in which to speak of Rilke's monograph on the art of Rodin.

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  • In this phase of Rilke's development, the principle of renunciation constitutes a certain negative element in his philosophy.

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  • Rilke has lived deeply; he has absorbed into his artistic and spiritual consciousness many of the supreme values of our time.

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  • The realization of this truth expressed in the medium of poetry is the significance of Rilke's Book of Hours.

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  • Rilke sees in Rodin the dominant personification in our age of the "power of servitude in all nature."

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  • Rodin became to Rilke the manifestation of the divine principle of the creative impulse in man.

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Rilke

/ˈrɪlkə/
noun
1.
Rainer Maria (ˈrainər maˈriːa). 1875–1926, Austro-German poet, born in Prague. Author of intense visionary lyrics, notably in the Duino Elegies (1922) and Sonnets to Orpheus (1923)
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