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n. - German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926).

Usage examples (37)
  • I think there's space in Rilke's poem for a kind of respect that his language elides.
  • Pastor Rilke and Father Fardus (who is as tall and thin as Pastor Rilke is short and plump) are standing near the creche.
  • I read somewhere, once, that he admired the poetry of Ranier Maria Rilke, which is earthy, human stuff.
  • Other characteristic figures in Rilke’s poems are angels, roses and a character of a poet and his creative work. for more
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