By Rainer Maria Rilke
This ebook comprises of Rilke's most renowned 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, brand 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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On his activities after this trial, see nn. 38, 78. 33 See esp. D’Arms 1981, 55–61, with Manacorda 1978 and Will 1979; Richardson 2001 oVers nothing new. On the likelihood that the family’s shipping interests were tied to wine production, D’Arms 1981, 58. ; on the daughter and son born from the Wrst marriage, 6 this boy here n. 35 On the military tribunate see the Glossary and 7 military tribune n. 16 Introduction have done, winning a place as a quaestor for 63 in the elections held in 64 (8–12).
31 On the terms ‘brigands’ and ‘desperadoes’ see the Glossary; on the physical metaphors that Cicero uses to depict the commonwealth as an embodied entity, the better to identify it with himself, see esp. 17 branded n. 32 Thus we know that his father, Lucius Sestius, had himself been tribune of the plebs ‘at a very favourable time for our community’ (6), which is to say, the 90s, the decade in which Sestius must have been born, sometime before 93. When Cicero adds that after his tribunate the elder Sestius ‘was less keen to enjoy further oYce than to be seen worthy of it’ (6), he means that the man either was rejected by the voters or chose to withdraw from public service.
12. 29 When, a few weeks before Sestius’ trial, a speaker on the senate Xoor described Pompey’s behaviour in 58 as ‘perWdy’ (QFr. 2. 3(7). 3), he was saying no more than the truth. But to none of this does the ‘standard version’ refer in any way. To the extent that Cicero acknowledges it at all in this speech, it is only by implication, suggesting that Pompey had been made cautious in his dealings with Cicero by a false tale that Cicero plotted against his life (41); instead of a reference to Pompey’s break with Clodius, there is the vague and euphemistic description (67) of Pompey’s ‘reawaken(ing) his habit of constructive engagement in the people’s business after that habit had been .