Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) prose works include the semi-autobiographical Die Aufzeichnungen des Make Laurids Brigge/Notebook of Make Laurids Brigge in 1910, and his poetical works Die Sonnette an Orpheus! Sonnets to Orpheus in 1923 and Duisener Elegien/Duino Elegies in 1923.
His verse is characterized by a form of mystic pantheism that seeks to achieve a state of ecstasy in which existence can be apprehended as a whole.
Why is Rainer Maria Rilke famous?
Rainer Maria Rilke was an Austrian writer, born in Prague.