By Rainer Maria Rilke
This ebook includes of Rilke's most famed works in Portuguese translation, "Letters to a tender Poet" and "The Love and dying of Cornet Christopher Rilke".
Este quantity apresenta duas das obras mais conhecidas de Rainer Maria Rilke. Cartas a um Jovem Poeta, com tradução de Paulo Rónai, nome de relevante projeção nos meios literários brasileiros, compõe-se de uma série de dez cartas, escritas entre 1903 e 1908, endereçadas ao jovem Franz Xaver Kappus, indeciso entre seguir a carreira militar e a literária. Como afirma Cecília Meireles, a autora do prefácio, "... as respostas de Rilke não oferecem a Kappus uma receita literária, embora digam coisas essenciais sobre o exercício da literatura. [As cartas] vão mais longe: tratam da formação humana, base de toda criação artística." A outra obra incluída no presente quantity é A Canção de Amor e de Morte do Porta-Estandarte Cristóvão Rilke, com tradução de Cecília Meireles, nome maior das nossas letras. Poema escrito de uma só vez numa noite de 1899, emblem alcançou extraordinária fama em toda Europa e América.
A história do livro. Em junho de 1929, três anos após a morte de Rainer Maria Rilke, Kappus decidiu publicar dez cartas que recebera do poeta em um momento decisivo de sua vida e que poderiam ser úteis a outros jovens, vivendo os conflitos e as incertezas da idade. "De literatura, propriamente, pouco falam as cartas", escreve Cecília Meireles, "O resto é muito mais importante, uma vez que a parte formal da arte acaba sempre por se realizar, quando atrás dela há uma imposição overall de vida transbordante."
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Your slow wings stroke my heart as the hand of a gentle master strokes the full stomach of a sleeping dog, as the hand of Christ stroked the heads of little children. ” And then he said the loveliest words he knew, “Ave Marie, gratia plena—” The feet of the bad Pilon had stopped moving. In truth the bad Pilon for the moment had ceased to exist. ) There was, nor is, nor ever has been a purer soul than Pilon’s at that moment. Galvez’ bad bulldog came to Pilon’s deserted legs standing alone in the dark.
It is better so,” he thought. “If I give him hard money, it does not express how warmly I feel toward my friend. But a present, now. ” This was silly, and Pilon knew it, but he indulged himself. No one in Monterey better knew the price of wine than Danny. Pilon was proceeding happily. His mind was made up; his nose pointed straight toward Danny’s house. His feet moved, not quickly, but steadily in the proper direction. Under each arm he carried a paper bag, and a gallon of wine was in each bag.
I would not touch this brandy. ” Pilon answered him sternly. “Danny, I do not mind sharing my brandy with you, half and half. ” Danny dropped the subject then. “Here in the clearing I will cook this pig, and you will toast the sugar cakes in this bag here. Put thy brandy here, Pilon. ” They built a fire and broiled the ham and ate the stale bread. The brandy receded quickly down the bottle. After they had eaten, they huddled near the fire and sipped delicately at the bottle like effete bees. And the fog came down upon them and grayed their coats with moisture.