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Life’s Mystery, Life’s Hope

Ode to Christ (1994)

The Poetry and Spirituality of Rainer Maria Rilke
Compiled by Arthur Freeman
This 53-page compilation has been divided into three sections for faster downloading and viewing. Click on a section to download the PDF.

Section I

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction

Section II

  • From the Visions of Christ
  • The Book of Hours
  • The Life of Mary

Section III

  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
  • Uncollected Poems, 1913-1918
  • The Duino Elegies
  • Uncollected Poems, 1923-1926